Ross McKay wrote: > It doesn't use the db - at least, it doesn't make a call to the db. It > probably wants a db resource handle so that it can know what character > set it is meant to be handling, which is established as a property on > the connection.
Yep, that's exactly why. If the current character set is unimportant, you can use mysql_escape_string() instead. (yes, I know it's deprecated). -- Per Jessen, Zürich (4.8°C) -- PHP General Mailing List (http://www.php.net/) To unsubscribe, visit: http://www.php.net/unsub.php