[thelist] SELECT * FROM... (was laying out in PHP)

Andrew Forsberg andrew at thepander.co.nz
Wed Feb 27 16:18:38 CST 2002

Hi Dave,

>I've overcome the problems I was having - I've spent too long gazing at it,
>missing obvious things. All sorted now, thanks to those of you who helped me

No problem. Hope I could help somehow...

>Anyway, I was just wondering why those 'in the know' dislike the use of
>SELECT * FROM... I often see its use discouraged, and I was wondering why it
>is bad to use it.


It even has its own web page! :)


Andrew Forsberg
uberNET - http://uber.net.nz/
the pander - http://thepander.co.nz/

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