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Re: mySQL-driven Random Quote generator

by Masem (Monsignor)
on Mar 31, 2001 at 01:31 UTC ( #68512=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

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        $rth=$dbh->prepare("select max(id) from zen order by id") 
            or die("Can't connect: ", $dbh->errstr);
        $koan = $tth->fetchrow_array;
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        $tth=$dbh->prepare("select koan from zen order by rand() limit 1")
        $koan = $tth->fetchrow_array;

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[choroba]: then learned some assebly on the same machine, then moved to my father's PC (XT with a Hercules card), used Turbo Pascal a lot
[choroba]: I started with *nix at the University, we had some Sparcs and Linux machines
[choroba]: that was around 1994 or 95
hippo actually introduced Linux to his university.
Discipulus mmh will be a fun meditation: How I started with computers and programming..
[Discipulus]: bravo hippo! well done

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