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Or in left outer join.

What is the result of adding an or into a left outer join?

For example:

From List l
left outer join Request r
on l.request_id = r.request_id or l.list_id = r.list_id

Thanks :)
Jul 20 '05 #1
1 2004
Rows are joined if either condition is True; not joined if both are

Whatever the JOIN... ON expression it always results in a single value in
three value logic: True, False or Unknown. This determines whether rows are
joined or not - the JOIN happens if the expression result is True.

David Portas
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