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A programmer in our group who decided to use the mysql data dictionary DB (ie "mysql") to store his application data. Complete with using the mysql root user in his application, because... Well it was too hard to create a dedicated database, and user account for the job :-}


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In reply to Re: OT: most egregious programming error, ever by vagnerr
in thread OT: most egregious programming error, ever by swampyankee

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