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In article <2ed18c3958.Alan.Adams@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>, Alan Adams
<alan@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> In message <583987c313Lists@xxxxxxxxxxx> "Richard Torrens (lists)"
>           <Lists@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> <snip>


> <snip>

> Quoting things is one of those areas where every language and tool
> seems to have its own rules. I particularly like PHP's version, where
> " and ' are almost interchangeable.

> So "'" outputs a single quote, while '"' outputs a double quote.

As does "\"" which is similar to SEd Adv S&R.

> They aren't quite identical in operation - variables get expanded
> inside double quotes, not inside single ones.

As someone originally weaned on BBC Basic, such things take some getting
used to but make perfect sense.

print("Total £$pounds-$pence");