> Oracle provides a stored procedure called DBMS_OUTPUT which primarily is
> used to write/print/display text string to StandardOut (a.k.a. the
> In V5 MYSQL is there a functional equivalent? If so, what is it called.
No, there isn't.
> I am willing to RTFM if somebody provides me a clue as to which manual
> contains the answer to my question.
> I have Guy Harrison's "MYSQL Stored Procedures" but could not find what
> looking for in it.
> Since I am not sure if what I want exists or what it may be called, I just
> may be looking in the wrong places for the answer.
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