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All the Perl that's Practical to Extract and Report

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  • by Matts (1087) on 2003.02.11 10:37 (#16885) Journal
    Of course PL/SQL has builtin hashes. It's a table with two columns.

    No I don't know whether I'm being sarcastic or not either.
    • Touche. You win. :)

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      J. David works really hard, has a passion for writing good software, and knows many of the world's best Perl programmers
    • My point is that they appear to get excited over non-features, like the syntax for a PL/SQL block.

      We used to take a vacation out west every summer, camping most of the time, but stopping every few days in a hotel to clean up and reconnect with civilization. In the states at least, there are certain things expected at a hotel. I remember gawking at hotel signs that advertised "air conditioning" and "color television," because every hotel I ever stayed at had these. It was like advertising that the rooms

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    • DECLARE /* requires Oracle9i or later */
          TYPE hashtable_t IS TABLE OF RAW(128) INDEX BY VARCHAR2(12);
          string_hash hashtable_t;
      BEGIN
          string_hash('observation') := '6C6F6F6B73206C696B65206275696C742D696E2068617368696E6720746F206D65';
          string_hash('signature') := '62696C6C2070726962796C';
      END;
      /
      • Hi, Bill. Welcome to the site. I'm honored to have attracted your attention.

        Thanks for the books! I'm learning at breakneck pace. The combined experience you and Steve bring to bear is priceless. I recently completed Learning Oracle PL/SQL and was thrilled at all the things I was exposed to; many of those items I would probably never have seen. (And if you search my recent journal entries, you'll find one that amazed some of my coworkers and made me rather popular.)

        Thanks for the hash example. I

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        J. David works really hard, has a passion for writing good software, and knows many of the world's best Perl programmers