Re: Creating functions: IS vs AS
Date: Thu, 04 Jun 2009 17:07:39 +0200
Laurenz Albe escribió:
> 翼varo G. Vicario wrote:
>> I'm writing my first Oracle function (following the CREATE FUNCTION reference ) but I can't figure out what's the difference >> between IS and AS. This is what manual has to say about it: >> >> >> IS | AS Clause >> >> Use the appropriate part of this clause to declare the body of the function. >> >> >> Any clue about what's appropriate? All I know is that IS works for me and AS doesn't, but I'd like to know their purpose. >> >> I'm running Oracle 10g XE.
> IS and AS should be synonymous; it shouldn't matter which one you use.
> What is the statement you use for defining the function,
> and what error message do you get?
You are right: I've replaced IS with AS in the functions I've already finished and they still compile.
My errors were all "PLS-00103: Encountered the symbol WHATEVER". Most likely, I happened to change something else when I first tested and I mistakenly blamed the "AS" keyword.
Thanks a lot for the tip.
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