On Dec 17, 2004, at 10:28 AM, David A. Black wrote:

> Hi --
>
> On Sat, 18 Dec 2004, Austin Ziegler wrote:
>
>> On Sat, 18 Dec 2004 00:20:00 +0900, Wild Karl-Heinz 
>> <kh.wild / wicom.li> wrote:
>>
>> Note that you probably don't want to use %s expansion for reql SQL;
>> instead use the ? substitution mechanism -- you don't have to worry
>> about escaping single quotes or other values.
>
> What's the ? substitution mechanism?

The DBI allows you to use ?s as placeholders in statements you prepare. 
  They are substituted automatically, by extra parameters to the execute 
methods.  As pointed out above, the DBI will handle escaping for you.

Hope the helps.

James Edward Gray II