Subject Re: [ib-support] How to do CTRL characters in an IB string literal?
Author Doug Chamberlin
At 5/2/2001 10:40 AM (Wednesday), Ann W. Harrison wrote:
>At 09:28 PM 5/1/2001 -0700, Jason Wharton wrote:
> > MyDelphiString := 'some text'#13#10;
>[much snipped]
>However, SQL (to the best of my knowledge) does not. I am loath to
>plunge into that particular quagmire without some clue how other
>systems handle the problem.

Personally, I'd much rather see the C-style \ escape mechanism handled
within the quoted string than Delphi's # syntax. Although i use it all the
time I find the Delphi style to be unusual and not well thought out.