Monday, August 14, 2006

book tag

Tagged by moofruot

1. Grab the nearest book.
2. Open the book to page 123.
3. Find the fifth sentence.
4. Post the text of it and the next 3 sentences on your blog along with these instructions.
5. Don’t you dare dig for that “cool” or “intellectual” book in your closet! I know you were thinking about it! Just pick up whatever is closest.
6. Tag three people.

Oracle 9i: The Complete Reference by Kevin Loney and George Koch

They're not intended to remove words. To do that requires clever use of INSTR, SUBSTR, and even DECODE, which you will learn about in Chapter 16.

The previous examples makes one point clear: It's better to make certain that data gets cleaned up or edited before it is stored in the database. It would have been lot less trouble if the individuals typing these magazine articles had simply avoided the use of quotes, periods, and the word THE.


I tag L>T, MNM and Merceneria

1 comment:

moofruot said...

There's a challenge for a blogger: no using quotes, periods, or the word "the." Like a much milder form of Eunoia. =D