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Re: Gray Hair is still relevant

From: Cimode <cimode_at_hotmail.com>
Date: 10 Jul 2006 01:02:43 -0700
Message-ID: <1152518563.428380.169100@35g2000cwc.googlegroups.com>

Rich Ryan wrote:
> This is a real 2006 post:
>
> "Let's say I have a table of users, and each user has a list of
> categories. I could store each user's categories as TEXT with
> delimeters like "cat1|cat2|cat3"
>
> But then I need to be able to get a full list of everyone's categories,
> without duplicates. Retrieving all the categories, exploding them, and
> then removing the duplicates is a bit slow. Is there a better method?"
>
> What worked 25 years ago still works today.

Explain to me how it *worked*

> Rich
Received on Mon Jul 10 2006 - 03:02:43 CDT

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