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[nycphp-talk] naming identifiers

Daniel Convissor danielc at analysisandsolutions.com
Mon Aug 31 00:28:00 EDT 2009


On Sun, Aug 30, 2009 at 10:37:33AM -0400, Andy Dirnberger wrote:
> 
> If you are
> afraid that you might use a reserved keyword for a field name, use the
> ` delimiters around the name of the field in your queries.

Which is exactly what started this subthread.  Delimiting identifiers is 
a bad practice that creates way more headaches than it solves.  Of 
course, feel free to stick to it.  I'll just pray I never get called in 
to clean up your code.

--Dan

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