On Fri, 30 Jun 2000, Michael Blewett wrote:
> Hi Everyone,
> Just need someone to put me straight here. When I use Select statements in
> an SQL Method I cannot simply :
> Select Column1, Column2 etc
> from TableA.
Depending on the column names, yes you can. I just tested it not, and it
works fine. If the column names are not valid zope/python names, you will
run into problems.
> Instead I must use the AS statement ie
> Select Column1 AS Column1, Column2 AS Column2
> from TableA.
> Is this just an oddity with the MySQLDA/Db adapters or am I overlooking
> something blatantly obvious here? All the examples on zope.org don't have
> the extra "AS Column1" additions on them and I was wondering if this is a
> Zope/mySQL-unique thing.
Can you try to construct the simplest example of a query that doesn't work?
> I'm using Zope (2.1.6) with MySQL (3.22.32) with Zope MySQL Database
> Adapter (ZMySQLDA) 2.0.0a1 and
> MySQLdb module release: 0.2.2 .
Hmm.. I am using the same, except for ZMySQLda 1.1.3, and MySQLdb 0.1.2. So,
perhaps it's new in ZMySQLda 2.0.
> Could someone please let me know as I don't want to have to type the extra
> bits on all my SQL statements from here on in if I don't need to (I am the
> world's worst and laziest typist). If it is the case that it's a necessary
What, you've never heard of cut'n'paste? (o8
> evil, then I want to put a HowTo or Tip up on zope.org because it took me a
> while to figure out what I was doing wrong, and if I can save someone else
> that same wasted time then I would like to. However I wanted to get my
> facts straight (via all you experts) first.
A wise move, and a wonderful gesture.
> Thanks for any help...
> - Michael
Have a better one,
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