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Is this an intialization?

Akhilesh Trivedi
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Is this an initialization in query language?

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Martin Vajsar

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This certainly isn't valid in PL/SQL, and I'd say not even in sql*plus scripts. I'd say it looks like TransactSQL, but I don't have any experience with it.

Are you porting code from other databases to Oracle? In PL/SQL, you can assign values to variables using the assignment operator:

I agree. Here's the link:
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