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(MeowChow) Re: Coding superstitions

by MeowChow (Vicar)
on Jan 08, 2002 at 11:07 UTC ( #137071=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Coding superstitions

I've found that playing alot of golf helped me to relieve myself and my code from such syntactic diarrhea*.

[*] the flip-side of syntactic sugar, perhaps?

   MeowChow                                   
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[Corion]: erix: I'm not sure if it really is MySQL - maybe MS SQL also has LIMIT 0
[erix]: it has TOP, IIRC
[Corion]: erix: Ah. I use where 1 = 0 for queries where I only am interested in the structure ;)
[erix]: 1=0 is as short as TOP :)
[erix]: "code of someone that died" -- kinda nice if your code stops working too
[erix]: hard to implement, hmm

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