when running this from a Work sheet
create table t1 (a number(15,0));
comment on table t1 is 'asdf (x_vip) asdf (xglobal temporary tabel)';
the script output replies:
table T1 created.
comment on table t1 'ASDF X_VIP) ASDF XGLOBAL TEMPORARY TABEL)' succeeded.
omitting the left parantheses - but is does the right thing