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From:Paul DuBois Date:December 29 2000 8:38pm
Subject:Re: MAKE_SET
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At 12:30 PM -0500 12/29/00, Ruben I Safir - Brooklyn Linux Solutions CEO wrote:
>Why does  SELECT MAKE_SET(1 | 4 ,'hello','nice','world');
>return hello, world.
>There is no 4th element

Set elements have numeric values that are powers of two, because they're
implemented as bit values.  1 | 4  refers to the elements in the first
and third positions.  You're not asking for the first and fourth.

Paul DuBois, paul@stripped
MAKE_SETRuben I Safir - Brooklyn Linux Solutions CEO29 Dec
  • Re: MAKE_SETPaul DuBois29 Dec