Tom Lane wrote:
> Neil Conway <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes:
> > On 6-May-04, at 12:41 AM, Bruce Momjian wrote:
> >> OK.  I am just afraid if we show 4 functions, and three use $$, and one
> >> doesn't use single-quotes inside, so we quote with single-quotes, that
> >> it would look strange.
> > Personally I don't think it would look that strange, but maybe that's 
> > just me. Does anyone else want to weigh in here?
> I think we *have to* show examples both ways, otherwise people will get
> the impression that they *must* use $$ quotes and that all their
> existing function definitions are broken.
> I don't mind if the bulk of the examples are converted to whatever
> seems clearest, but certainly the CREATE FUNCTION reference page
> has to show both alternatives.

Agreed we have to show both. The question is whether we should prefer
single quotes and switch to $$ only when a single quote exists in the
body, or use $$ in most cases.  Of course CREATE FUNCTION should show
that both are possible, as well as $tag$.

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