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Subject svn commit: r595671 - /db/derby/docs/trunk/src/ref/rrefsqlj28468.dita
Date Fri, 16 Nov 2007 14:16:22 GMT
Author: dag
Date: Fri Nov 16 06:16:21 2007
New Revision: 595671

URL: http://svn.apache.org/viewvc?rev=595671&view=rev
DERBY-1749 Implement Bracketed SQL comments (/*...*/ comments)

Patch d1749-rrefsqlj28468.dita.diff add documentation for this feature.
Provided by Thomas Nielsen.


Modified: db/derby/docs/trunk/src/ref/rrefsqlj28468.dita
URL: http://svn.apache.org/viewvc/db/derby/docs/trunk/src/ref/rrefsqlj28468.dita?rev=595671&r1=595670&r2=595671&view=diff
--- db/derby/docs/trunk/src/ref/rrefsqlj28468.dita (original)
+++ db/derby/docs/trunk/src/ref/rrefsqlj28468.dita Fri Nov 16 06:16:21 2007
@@ -68,9 +68,11 @@
 <li>% and _ are character wildcards when used within character strings following
 a LIKE operator (except when escaped with an escape character). See <xref
-<li>Two dashes (--) and a newline character delimit a comment, as per the
-SQL-92 standard. The two dashes start the comment and the newline character
-ends the comment.</li>
+<li>Comments can be either single- or multiline as per the SQL-92 standard. Singleline
+comments start with two dashes (--) and end with the newline character. Multiline 
+comments are bracketed and start with forward slash star (/*), and end with star 
+forward slash (*/). Note that bracketed comments may be nested. Any text between 
+the starting and ending comment character sequence is ignored.</li>

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