[development] Any solution for solving DB reserved word conflict?

Jakob Petsovits jpetso at gmx.at
Mon Feb 18 17:34:27 UTC 2008

On Monday, 18. February 2008, Konstantin Käfer wrote:
> > First of all, quota all potential reserved word with [ ] (since it
> > is a pair up token, easy for regex), and further more replace it as
> > DB specific delimited identifiers within each driver implementation.
> If we go that route, I suggest using `` over []. As you said,
> backticks are the MySQL quotes and since 90% of all Drupal sites use
> MySQL it seems straightforward to use that method.

[] has the advantage of being easily translatable to ``, whereas for the other 
way round you'd need to parse the string in order to find out which one is 
the opening character and which one is the closing one.

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