On Wed, 25 Apr 2001, David Cantrell wrote:

>
> Trouble is, they all have non-standard extensions, which are *really* handy
> and which you *will* use if you don't know any better.  For example, MySQL
> has AUTO_INCREMENT fields which are dead useful for id fields; the closest
> Oracle equivalent would be using a sequence.
>

Why you say don't know better, what should I use instead of this.  Is
there any sensible way to do this in bog standard SQL that won't have a
massive perfomance hit on mysql?

Later.

Mark.

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