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[nycphp-talk] Data import from MySQL 3.23 to MySQL 4.0

Daniel Convissor danielc at analysisandsolutions.com
Thu Jan 6 14:55:02 EST 2005


On Thu, Jan 06, 2005 at 02:23:24PM -0500, Allen Shaw wrote:
> And, incedentally, if you're using mysqldump to export the data, there's 
> an option to force backticks on table and column names:

A bad idea.  Using reserved words will cause you major grief in the long 
run.  Here's a great reference on naming conventions, including a list of 
reserved words:  http://www.dbazine.com/gulutzan5.shtml

--Dan

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