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Re: Teach SELECT DISTINCT first!

From: Leandro Guimar„es Faria Corsetti Dutra <leandro_at_dutra.fastmail.fm>
Date: Tue, 27 Apr 2004 10:45:51 -0300
Message-ID: <pan.2004.04.27.13.45.51.536085@dutra.fastmail.fm>


Em Sun, 25 Apr 2004 13:01:35 -0400, Laconic2 escreveu:

> I believe that newcomers to SQL should be taught how to do a SELECT
> DISTINCT before they learn how to do a plain old SELECT. I relaize that
> this is an unusual opinion

        Not at all, it has been several years now that Date has pontificated that always using DISTINCT would make it easier to migrate to relational systems...

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