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From:Thimble Smith Date:August 24 1999 9:06pm
Subject:Re: update? insert? Perl script
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At 16:55, 19990824, Dan Ray wrote:
>In otherwords, just updating blindly, checking for effects, and inserting
>based on that. It's one fewer queries, certainly. Any downside to this?

The main downside is that it's fewer lines of code, so your boss might
not be as impressed.

Tim
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