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PHP translation to Classic ASP

ritschel asked
Last Modified: 2010-04-21
Please translate the PHP code to Classic ASP.  I do not know PHP at all and I am trying to get an AJAX fuction to work in ASP.  The translation will help me do that.  Thanks for your help!
if(empty($_GET['topic'])) {   
$topic = $_GET['topic']; 
$link = mysql_connect("localhost","username","password"); 
$query = "SELECT item FROM info WHERE cat = '".mysql_real_escape_string($topic)."'";  
$result = mysql_query($query); 
if($result) { 
	$items = array(); 
	while($row = mysql_fetch_array($result)) {       
		$items[] = $row['item']; 
$string = implode(',',$items); 
echo $string; 

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