In the wrong context, almost anything can be funny, and MySQL’s error codes are no exception. A few weeks ago, things got a little loopy at VividCortex headquarters as we discovered some definitions that could be taken more than one way.
How It Began
It started with
ER_M_BIGGER_THAN_D, which doesn’t
sound like an error at all. Anyone who knows alphabetical order
knows that M is bigger than D! Of course, the error is really
about an attempt to define a decimal or float column wrongly.
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