On Saturday 21 December 2002 15:02, Justin French wrote:

> If you're adding stuff to a database, and getting an error, use
> addslashes(), then on the way out of the database, you need to
> stripslashes(). Easy.

This seems to be a common misconception (yes, I did it too when I first 
started out) -- you don't stripslashes() when retrieving the data. The 
slashes that were added with addslashes() are _not_ stored when the data is 

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