> Your only option might be to do something "smart". You can't use the
> proper mysql functions without a connection to a database, but you
> refuse to connect to a database until after you perform validation...
> You do realise you can have several db connections open at one time, so
> you could have one always open for the purpose of validation?
> Potentially wasteful, but the architecture in this idea is a little
> different from the norm.
I also thought mysql_real_escape_string was dead since every DAL such PDO or
others uses bindings to properly escape variables and a database related
sanitize without database is quite useless, imho.
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