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Re: why won't this insert work?
Posted by: Rick James
Date: February 23, 2009 11:52PM

Plan A: Include the fields you are setting:
INSERT INTO participant (surname, firstname, ...)
  VALUES ('Washington','George', ...);

Plan B: Use NULL for the id:
INSERT INTO participant
  VALUES (NULL, 'Washington','George', ...);

Plan A is preferred because you might some day add/modify the columns. Then the list of columns might change or be rearranged; 'George' might end up in the 'street'.

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February 23, 2009 09:34PM
Re: why won't this insert work?
February 23, 2009 11:52PM

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