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Convert a string list to TABLE with single CTE query

By Dimitris Staikos,

Inspired by this article by Amit Gaur I wondered if converting a string list into a table can be done with a single query, no variables and no helper functions.

Here it is then :-)

To help understand how it works just remove the WHERE condition at the end and look at all the intermediate results of the trimming process.

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