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•Re: MySQL question

by merlyn (Sage)
on Mar 28, 2002 at 22:21 UTC ( #155137=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to MySQL question

Of course, what I REALLY want is the title from the document with the greatest version.
Well, in a real database, you'd do that as:
SELECT title FROM atable WHERE version = (SELECT MAX(version) FROM ata +ble)
But since MySQL doesn't have subselects... {heh heh}.

Time to upgrade to PostgreSQL. Better, faster, cheaper, and more powerful. And able to do typical database things as the big boys do them.

-- Randal L. Schwartz, Perl hacker

update: after the later clarification, see my other post "•Re: Re: Re: MySQL question" for a more accurate solution...

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