Neil Conway wrote:
> On 5-May-04, at 10:42 AM, Bruce Momjian wrote:
> > I disagree.  I think swiching between single quote and $$ based on the
> > content is just too confusing. I would just use $$ in all cases unless
> > $$ appears in the function (which should be rare), in which case I 
> > would
> > use $quote$ or something generic.
> Well, the function definition in CREATE FUNCTION is a string literal 
> like any other. Based on the reasoning above, would you argue for using 
> $$ for every other string literal in the documentation rather than 
> single quotes? If not, then we're not being consistent anyway, so I 
> don't find the argument very convincing.
> Why not use whatever quoting mechanism is clearest for a particular 
> example? In some cases that will be single-quotes, in others it will be 
> dollar quoting via $$, and in still others it will be dollar quoting 
> via $tag$

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.

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