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Re: [vox-tech] newbie perl question




Thank you.  Escaping the double quotes in the two print lines below was
the fix.  I'm working on the next stupid question.

-Ed Glass


> On Wed, May 30, 2001 at 03:56:39PM -0500, Jay Strauss wrote:
> > Also I don't think:
> > 
> > > print "<form name="a_form">\n";
> > > print "<select name="pull_my_finger" size=1>\n";
> > 
> > is not properly formed (unless a_form and pull_my_finger are function names
> > (even then I don't know if it would work)).  I think you may want:
> > 
> > print q[<form name="a_form">]."\n";
> > or
> > print '<form name="a_form"'."\n";
> 
> D'oh! Jay's right, the double quotes in the HTMl need to be escaped. Besides
> the two forms above, 
> 
>       print "<form name=\"a_form\">\n";
> 
> will also do the trick. See perldata(1), under "Scalar value constructors"
> for more that you even wanted to know about how to quote strings.
> 
> -- 
> Henry House
> OpenPGP key available from http://hajhouse.org/hajhouse.asc
> 

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