On Wednesday 28 July 2004 18:41, Carl Youngblood wrote:
> MySQL has an internal counter variable for every table that never gets
> decremented.  It does not take the highest existing ID.  AFAIK it
> hasn't done this for years.

Are you positive?

If you create a record with an autoid field, and it gets a value of 20, then 
delete that record, then create another one, you're sure it won't get a value 
of 20?

	Sean O'Dell