Well, I'm doing something stupid because that is what the bosses want. I
appreciate the suggestions, I think the CSV string format is the way to
> David Godsey wrote:
>>> I know, I know, sounds like something that should be done in the
>>> presentation layer, howerver if possible, I would like to provide
>>> data presentation to multiple presentation layers (written in different
>>> So is there anyway to return an array in mysql?
> Your aware your doing something stupid and want to do it anyway :-(
> Why not return the values from your user defined mysql function as a
> (properly quoted) ,comma seperated list. Since almost every application
> language now has a standard csv file handling library it should be easy
> to use across diverse display technologies.
Accomplishing the impossible means only that the boss will add it to your