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Re^2: DBI problem on fetchrow

by jZed (Prior)
on Nov 15, 2007 at 17:36 UTC ( #651033=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re: DBI problem on fetchrow
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That part of what the OP is doing is ok. "M" is being used as a table alias. SQL syntax supports table aliases either with or without the optional keyword "AS", so these two are the same, they both let you refer to "Regions" as "M":

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Re^3: DBI problem on fetchrow
by Jenda (Abbot) on Nov 15, 2007 at 17:55 UTC

    As a matter of style I would recomend using the "as" consistently. It reads better.

    BTW, "Regions as M"? Maybe there is a reason to use M for the Regions table, but I would expect R or (in case the table was used several times in the query) something like R_old, R_new, R1, R2, .... In either case I do not see why would you use an alias in a query that only includes one table. I guess a matter of style again :-)

      I agree. I always use AS.

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