The following conventions are used in this book:
Used for script, file, and directory names
Used for code examples, HTML tags and attributes, and XML tags and elements
In code examples, indicates an element (e.g., a parameter) that you supply
Generally indicates Oracle keywords, including package names
In code examples, generally indicates user-defined items such as variables and procedure names
In code examples, a vertical bar indicates that you must choose only one from the list (e.g.,
TIP: The owl icon indicates a tip, suggestion, or general note. For example, we'll tell you if you need to use a particular Oracle version or if an operation requires certain privileges.
WARNING: The turkey icon indicates a warning or caution. For example, we'll tell you if Oracle does not behave as you'd expect or if a particular operation has a negative impact on performance.
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