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From:Sasha Pachev Date:March 11 1999 8:50pm
Subject:Re: sort of defragmentation?
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Charles Kirby wrote:
> 
> Aha, yes, and speaking of dependencies, are table-to-table dependencies
> spelled out anywhere (I couldn't find this in the on-line manual)?
> If, for instance, you deleted a line from a table like "contacts", could
> this leave any orphan data?
> 

Yes, it could. Since mysql does not suport foreign keys
and triggers, it is your responsiblity as a programmer
to ensure that your deletes preserve database integrity

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