On 9/29/2015 1:00 PM, John Yeung wrote:
I don't know if what he and Buck described would be considered a
"common SQL idiom" for producing a temporary range of numbers. I mean,
it definitely feels to me as though it might be. My SQL is just too
rudimentary for me to make that judgment.

But it also might be worth including a quick comment in the code that
lets less advanced readers know that "hey, we're just generating a
range of numbers here". Just a thought, for the sake of future
readability and maintainability.

Are you thinking about snippets being posted to the list? Thanks for
the gentle reminder. This particular subject line is applicable enough
to the snippets, but thread drift can really make for an unusual
interpretation of uncommented code if using the... deprecated subject
line. :-)

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