At 5:11 PM -0700 8/26/99, Steve Edberg wrote:
>At 02:26 PM 8/26/1999 , Sweeney, Darren L wrote:
>>create table main (
>>(added another letter changing Desc to Descr)
>>> -----Original Message-----
>>> From: Denis Voitenko [SMTP:denis@stripped]
>>> Sent: Thursday, August 26, 1999 5:22 PM
>>> create table main (BatchID CHAR(8), Desc CHAR(20), BatchDate DATETIME); ?
>>> for some reason it gives an error which I can not find.
>I ran into this problem before, too...DESC is a reserved word (used in
>ORDER BY clauses); see list of MySQL reserved words at
It can also be used as an abbreviation of DESCRIBE.
Paul DuBois, paul@stripped
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