Re: Results in Parallel columns

From: Aloha Kakuikanu <>
Date: 15 Jun 2006 09:28:46 -0700
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Erwin wrote:
> > Please show us some non parallel columns.
> I think it was pretty obvious he/she meant "distinct columns" or
> something of that nature.
> > What kind of rows ? Parallel or not ?
> I wouldn't know about parallel, but I think 'horizontal' might be a
> fair guess.

"Adjacent", "standing together", whatever.

> Furthermore, the problem is actually underspecified. It does not say
> whether or not both result sets are guaranteed to have the same number
> of rows. It does not say whether the leftmost columns of both result
> sets (the ones that contain 1, 2 and 3 in the example) are in fact part
> of the result, or whether they are displayed in the post only for
> clarification purposes. etc. etc.

So? The question is asked in such a way that it is not obvious if the OP is aware of join operation. Therefore it's natural to be ridiculed. Received on Thu Jun 15 2006 - 18:28:46 CEST

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