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jdbc and apostrophes

Pauline McNamara

Joined: Jan 19, 2001
Posts: 4012
For the jdbc assignments is it considered overkill to deal with titles, stars or descriptions with ' in the text? For example, a title like My Best Friend's Dog or a star like Rosie O'Donnell breaks the SQL. Should those ' be escaped first or does one KISS it off?

Marilyn de Queiroz

Joined: Jul 22, 2000
Posts: 9044
I think it is a good thing if your code can handle that situation, but it's not required to pass the assignment.

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