RE: how to write this sql?

I know .... its strange .... but it does happen sometimes.

The O'reilly book "Mastering Oracle SQL" by Mishra and Beaulieu has
information on the Case command.



-----Original Message-----
From: Bobak, Mark [mailto:Mark.Bobak@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx]
Sent: Monday, July 19, 2004 5:16 PM
To: oracle-l@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: RE: how to write this sql?


Wow.....Mladen was being serious? ;-)

Here, check this out:
http://download-west.oracle.com/docs/cd/B10501_01/server.920/a96540/expr
essions5a.htm


Mark J. Bobak
Oracle DBA
ProQuest Company
Ann Arbor, MI
"Post Hoc Ergo Propter Hoc"


-----Original Message-----
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[mailto:oracle-l-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Mladen Gogala
Sent: Monday, July 19, 2004 5:32 PM
To: oracle-l@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: Re: how to write this sql?



On 07/19/2004 05:19:26 PM, "Khedr, Waleed" wrote:
> You can't be serious!

Well, I've been using decode for that purpose and I used CASE
in PL/SQL, but this little detail was elusive. I kept combing
PL/SQL manual for a CASE expression example.


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Mladen Gogala
Oracle DBA
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