i think i also used >= to indicate 'equal or greater to than' instead of =>
like you have ...

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> -----Original Message-----
> From: boclair [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]]
> Sent: 22 March 2001 12:45
> To: [EMAIL PROTECTED]
> Subject: Re: [PHP-DB] Select where date is in period
> 
> 
> 
> ___Morris___
> 
> The database has a table of equipments with date fields for
> date_online and date_offline.
> 
> The requirement is to find which equipments were available on a date
> specified by the user, this being a variable created by the user.
> 
> My attempts at scripting for the condition where the date_online <=
> 'specified variable' and the date_offline => 'specified variable'
> totally fail for syntax says mySQL (and possibly for method)
> 
> ___Richard___
> 
> Have you checked at the BETWEEN (x and y) clause?
> 
> e.g.
> 
>       SELECT * FROM table WHERE searchdate BETWEEN (date_online AND
> date_offline)
> 
> Not tested this on MySQL, but the above is perfectly legal SQL92.
> 
> ___Morris_____
> 
> Thanks for that.  I searched the Manual, yet again and could not find
> this or like syntax.  I tried it though and got
> Warning: Supplied argument is not a valid MySQL result resource.
> 
> My attempt, one of many,
> 
> $result = mysql_query("select * from plant.eqpt where date_online <=
> $checkdate AND  where date_offline => $checkdate order by type,
> size");
> 
> generated the same warning.
> 
> Still searching for a solution
> 
> Tim Morris
> 
> 
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