Subject Re: [ib-support] How to do CTRL characters in an IB string literal?
Author Nando Dessena

> > MyDelphiString := 'some text'#13#10;
> Yes. and that requires knowing that a) a string value is not necessarily
> terminated by the quotation marks around it, and b) that the hash mark
> is an escape character that precedes numeric characters that should be
> interpreted as their integer value. C has something similar, but it
> goes within the quotes.

URL encoding also works this way.
I think that the fact that it goes within or out of the quotes isn't
much relevant.

> 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.

That would be interesting. Let's see if anyone has anything to say here.