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<?php

/** Connects to database + some functions **/

$dberrormessage = '<h2>Could not connect to database!</h2><p>Convener can not proceed. Please check database configuration which is 
located in file "config.php".</p>';

// --- connect to database
if (!@$link = mysql_connect($hostname, $username, $password)) {
	die($dberrormessage);
}

// --- select database for convener
@mysql_query('USE ' . $database) OR die($dberrormessage);


// a function to espace data from user inputs (regardless of maqic_quotes_gpc setting), to prevent SQL-injections
function escape_smart($value)
{
	// stripslashes if magic_quotes_gpc is set on
	if (get_magic_quotes_gpc() == 1) $value = stripslashes($value);
	$value = mysql_real_escape_string($value);
	return $value;
}

// a function to determine the format of suggestions for given meeting (0 = exact date and location, 1 = free text)
function suggformat($meeting)
{
	$result = mysql_query("SELECT starttime FROM suggestions WHERE meetings_id = '$meeting' AND starttime IS NULL LIMIT 1")
	OR die(mysql_error());
	if (mysql_num_rows($result) == 0) return 0; else return 1; 
}
?>
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