> [snip]
> > if ($dateDiff == 3) {
> > mysql("$DBName","UPDATE Balances SET CompEarned=CompTaken+8 WHERE
> > said='$said'") or die(mysql_error());
> > mysql("$DBName","INSERT INTO Log VALUES('DATE_ADD($StopDate,
> > INTERVAL 1 DAY','',1,2,'$CalendarDetailsID')") or die(mysql_error());
> >
> > My big question is about using the "DATE_ADD" MySQL function inside
> > the INSERT statement.  Is this allowed?  If it is allowed, is it a bad
> idea
> > for some reason?  Is there a better way of doing this?  Thanks in
> Sure, that's allowed. You have $StopDate in PHP, so you could do it with
> some math in PHP, also, but then you'd have to worry about the end of
> months, years, etc, whereas DATE_ADD will do this for you.
> ---John Holmes...

Wait... just noticed your syntax error. Don't enclose the function in single
quotes, otherwise you're trying to insert a string.

Should be:


---John Holmes...

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