When to use a semicolon or a slash in PL and SQL?

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    Author and Credit: BPeaslandDBA  (Oracle Ace)

     

    The attached document details how slashes ( "/" ) work in SQL and PL/SQL and when it's right or wrong to use them, bearing in mind the use of the semicolon ( ";" )

    Thanks to Brian Peasland for providing this useful FAQ document.

    - BluShadow