Foreign keys / Transactions in MySQL.. WTF?

Aaron Crane perl at
Tue Jul 31 13:14:15 BST 2007

Ovid writes:
> Other points aside, MySQL should default to 'strict' mode and by
> default be as ANSI compliant as possible.

As with so many things in MySQL, strict mode is subject to what
Smylers refers to as the "version N+1 problem": it was introduced in
MySQL 5.0, which not all shops can easily upgrade to.

Aaron Crane

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