Why? Because I am learning. It seemed like the way to do it. I didn't know
all those things could happen. There is NO documentation, manual or tutorial
for that matter that gives clear, in English directions on how to do
something. People just assume that everyone knows techie talk. So they
explain in technical terms in which 98% of us don't understand. So we have
to do things by trial and error and learn by our mistakes and pray that
someone who does know can explain in a way that we can understand.

Jennifer Downey

"Miles Thompson" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote in message
> Why? There's absolutely no point -- record the date a person became a
> member and calculate the number of days from that.
> In addition, what happens when you fail to run the update routine? Or
> someone runs it twice? Or it half runs, then dies because the database has
> gotten so large that the script times out? Who is going to keep track of
> when it was run? What check value scheme will you have in place to make
> certain none of this happens?
> What you are planning to do is bad practice. Please reconsider.
> Regards - Miles Thompson
> At 01:51 PM 2/4/2002 -0800, Jennifer Downey wrote:
> >Hi,
> >
> >I am having problems with this code. I want to update a members number of
> >days they have been a member can anyone help?
> >
> >$query["days"]=("UPDATE users set days_member VALUES = ('days_member' +
> >'1'));
> >$result=mysql_query($query["days"]);
> >
> >Thanks in advance
> >JD
> >
> >
> >
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