Sean Chittenden <sean(at)chittenden(dot)org> writes: > I didn't think much of it until I took a gander at the crash-me page > on mysql.com and I couldn't find a single vendor that supports // > comments, but it did list // as an ANSI supported comment. ::shrug::
MySQL seem to have only a very weak grasp on the notion of "spec compliance" ;-). // is most definitely not a comment in the SQL spec.
Furthermore, it's a legal operator name in Postgres.