[nycphp-talk] mysql_insert_id Strangeness

Analysis & Solutions danielc at
Tue Aug 5 15:09:26 EDT 2003


On Tue, Aug 05, 2003 at 09:45:15AM -0400, Russ Demarest wrote:
> Why do you define the link column as NOT NULL and then default to ''? 
> Is this not the equivalent of a contradiction? I doubt this is related.

Doing so saves one byte per record and it saves time when doing queries
since you only have to check for WHERE Field='' rather than having to also
do a WHERE Field IS NULL.

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