Though they donít act upon data or hold values in themselves, non-operational symbols have their own purpose in dBL code and in the interpretation of programs.The symbols are:

Symbols

Name/meaning

;

Statement separator, line continuation

// &&

End-of-line comment

*

Full-line comment

/* */

Block comment

{} {;} {||}

Literal date/literal array/codeblock markers

"" '' []

Literal strings

::

Name/database delimiters

#

Preprocessor directive