Sybren Stuvel sybrenUSE at YOURthirdtower.com.imagination
Tue Sep 26 12:02:56 CEST 2006

Lawrence D'Oliveiro enlightened us with:
> Because quoting the wildcards introduces backslash specials before
> each wildcard. Quoting non-wildcards then causes those backslashes
> to be doubled, which means they escape themselves instead of the
> wildcards.

I don't know about other DBMSes, but in PostgreSQL you can use any
escape character for the pattern, check out

Sybren Stüvel
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