>>>>> "Charlie" == Charlie Root <antony@stripped> writes:
Charlie> Michael Widenius wrote:
>> >>>>> "Antony" == Antony T Curtis <antony@stripped>
Antony> Allows grammar such as
Antony> SELECT tote_seq_no INTO @seq
Antony> FROM toteq WHERE tote_no=@tote AND zone=@zone AND status="O"
Antony> ORDER BY tote_seq_no
Antony> LIMIT 1;
>> Thanks for the patch, but I wouldn't like to accept this in this form.
>> The right way to do this would be to do:
>> SET @SEQ= SELECT tote_seq_no INTO @seq FROM toteq WHERE tote_no=@tote AND
> zone=@zone AND status="O" ORDER BY tote_seq_no LIMIT 1;
>> This is more natural, especially in 4.1 when we have sub selects.
>> Do you want to change this or should I do it?
Charlie> The reason for the grammar as I wrote it is for grammar compatibility
Charlie> with IBM DB2 7.1
Charlie> Except that DB2 uses ':' as the character to identify variables instead
Charlie> of '@' but I can accept that difference ;)
Charlie> For the things that I am doing, I would like to have same and/or similar
Charlie> grammar between DB2 and MySQL.
Charlie> (It means that I may not be using DB2 to it's full abilities, but that
Charlie> doesn't concern me too much right now)
Charlie> ANTONY T CURTIS
It's ok, if we provide both versions :)