[Pdx-pm] (OT) SQL style question

David Wheeler david at kineticode.com
Thu Jan 13 14:45:13 PST 2005

On Jan 13, 2005, at 2:42 PM, Jeff Zucker wrote:

>> So it should be portable.
> Not true :-(.
> For example, MySQL uses backticks (ugh) as the default delimiter for 
> identifiers.  It will accept the standard double-quote character only 
> if the database server was started with the ANSI_Quotes flag.  MS 
> Access uses square brackets as identifier delimiters, although I think 
> it also accepts double-quote.

Yet another reason not to use MySQL.


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