[UPHPU] Sequentially number records with php/mysql

Fred Larsen fred at bitwyze.com
Wed Nov 10 11:30:21 MST 2004

I am not sure why you would want to give someone a number that they may 
or may not use.  It would be like creating a register receipt for 
everyone that walked through the door of your store.  Even if they just 
came in to use the bathroom.


On Nov 10, 2004, at 10:46 AM, Ashley Oviatt wrote:

> Hi.
> I'm setting up a way for people to order business cards from our 
> company.
> I have it all finished, but right now I'm just using random #'s to give
> them a job#. What's the easiest way to give them a sequential job
> number? I don't want a database full of unfulfilled orders, but I'm
> guessing that making a record in the db for each new customer is the 
> way
> to go, and then delete the record if the person doesn't order, right?
> Anyway, just wanted to knwo what you guys thought.
> Ashley
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