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From:Bob Hall Date:January 25 2002 3:45am
Subject:Re: calculated fields
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On Fri, Jan 25, 2002 at 01:06:12PM +1030, Graham wrote:
> I have looked at the documentation and have been unable to locate any
> information in respect of calculated fields.
> Can anyone verify the lack of this feature in mysql or point me to the area
> of the documentation which discusses
> them if the are indeed included.
> If they are not available has anyone suggestions for how I may work around
> this lack of functionality.

Sir, calculated columns violate third normal form. The standard way 
of creating calculated columns is to use a query.

Bob Hall
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