Unknown Sender <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
As mentioned in another reply, in MySQL all fields can have quotes regardelss of
type. If you really need to tell, use this:
$value = "'" . $value . "'";
> I guess this is mostly a MySQL question, but perhaps PHP has a solution...
> I would like a foolproof way to determine whether a data value needs to be
> quoted. Numeric data doesn't need quotes, but string data does.
> I could use mysql_field_type and check if it's integer, float, double,
> real, etc., but this seems fragile. I could easily miss one, or a new
> version of MySQL could add a new one.
> So how can I get the equivalent of a "mysql_needs_quotes" function?
> Patrick Doyle
> [EMAIL PROTECTED]
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