On Thursday 04 March 2004 10:36, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote:

> >>IMO it is better to use the braces syntax:
> >>"insert into show
> >>values('','{$_POST['Accnt_name']}','{$_POST['acc_num']}', ...)"
> I'm not second guessing at all, just curious as to why?  Is it less work on
> the parser?
> Do you find it cleaner? 

Consistent - items in arrays are always referenced by $array['item'].
Clean - no jumping in and out of double-quotes

> I've often used Richard's method myself, for the
> color coding that shows
> in my editors(Ultraedit and VIM) when concatenating with . , mainly for
> readability...but have found myself, of late, using the braces more...

The braces syntax highlights fine on Quanta.

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