No you should not report it to anyone. Reserved words can be used as column
names in MySQL (although you shouldn't) provided that they are surrounded by
backticks. When you do it in phpMyAdmin, phpMYAdmin is putting everything
inside backticks , so that this problem won't be encountered.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Michael Zornek" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
To: <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
Sent: Wednesday, July 10, 2002 1:30 PM
Subject: Re: [PHP-DB] Mysql syntax error - phpMyAdmin ??
> Twas 7/10/02 12:55 PM, when "Martin Clifford" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> said:
> > DESC is a reserved word in SQL, standing for Descending Order. That is
> > you can't use it as a table column name.
> Ok, that makes sence - thanks!
> Although I find it a bit curious that building the DB in phpMyAdmin let me
> do it, yet base MySQL will not.
> Should I report it to the phpMyAdmin team?
> ~ Mike
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