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Not sure if meta is the right place to post this. While the following query works with Data Explorer:

Select 'silver'

this one

Select 'gold'

gives me an

Error: Unclosed quotation mark after the character string ''. Incorrect syntax near ''.

Can this be fixed?

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Wow, a gold bug! –  BalusC Jun 7 '10 at 19:33
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@waffles: Actually, this is just broken for any literal that matches *go*. This must be because of the way the GO statement is implemented on the data explorer. –  Jason Punyon Jun 7 '10 at 19:39
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Just posted this: meta.stackexchange.com/questions/52847/… –  Jon Seigel Jun 7 '10 at 19:42
    
BIG bug on my part, I will try to deploy a fix today –  waffles Jun 7 '10 at 22:41
    
status-completed just fixed this see: meta.stackexchange.com/questions/52847/… –  waffles Jun 8 '10 at 11:13
    
@waffles: Thanks, that should be sufficient. Would you like to add that link as an answer to my question? This would give me something to accept, and you some well-earned reputation for your excellent work on Data Explorer :) Am I supposed to edit my question and add the status-completed tag? –  Peter Lang Jun 8 '10 at 11:48
    
@Peter, Jeff will take care of that, only admins can do it. –  waffles Jun 8 '10 at 12:11

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up vote 3 down vote accepted

Ok this is much better handled now, see: Data Explorer bombs if you use the GO keyword

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