Re: there is an error in comments

From: Frank van Bortel <>
Date: Wed, 06 Jan 2010 12:07:21 +0100
Message-ID: <9bc60$4b446ee9$524ba3af$>

joel garry wrote:
> On Dec 23, 4:35 am, Daneel Yaitskov <> wrote:
>> You must admit that such behavior strong  differentiate from others
>> languages for the rule of one-line comment. Solid bulk of languages
>> C++, Bash, C#, Haskell, Lisp, TeX  etc. consider that one-line comment
>> can begin in any place of a line excepting strings (a text between ").
>> My resume is this feature tends to errors.
>> But I don't see any causes that PS/Sql's syntaxes must differentiate
>> from the mainstream languages.
>> Daneel Yaitskov

> Frankly, your comments have more errors than your PL example.
> You may use any language you desire, in any manner you desire. But if
> you don't follow the basic rules of the language you are using, your
> desire will remain unrequited. If you post to usenet your
> misunderstanding of the rules in an arrogant manner, you are lucky you
> don't get flamed. I think you are lucky here because your ignorance
> is so obvious people just think you are still inexperienced enough to
> excuse you.

I was tempted very much to respond in such a manner. Of course, bash and tex are NOT programming languages at all, Haskell is NOT mainstream, and all the rest (C++, C# - yuk! and Lisp) are much younger than PL/SQL.

Mr Yaitskov still has a lot to learn. One of these things might be mastering the tool, before attempting to use it.


Frank van Bortel
Received on Wed Jan 06 2010 - 05:07:21 CST

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