[Wifidog] More MySQL Problems (With Patch) in WifiDog-Auth SQL code,

Benoit Grégoire bock at step.polymtl.ca
Thu Sep 30 18:04:21 EDT 2004

> > Ok, I have to admit that NATURAL JOIN are not a terribly good idea if you
> > don't have a readable schema handy, (and we no longer have one since we
> > started script-generating it).  That being said the real reason I use
> > them is to keep the query readable on as single line, as just about every
> > text editor will handle multiline PHP strings differently and will fuck
> > them up if you try to keep them cleanly indented.
> 	Readability in the editor is not every strong rationale for this.

True, but it's a bad rationale only in the same sense that drinking beer is  
bad rationale for attracting developers.  I doesn't make sense, but in 
practice it helps the project.
Benoit Grégoire, http://benoitg.coeus.ca/

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