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Assigning categories to values 2


Assigning categories to values 2

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Toreador
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You should only rely on clauses evaluating in order when no aggregates are involved.


Good job the question didn't include any of those or I'd have been scuppered!
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Because of yesterday's question, i was little afraid to check the answer but after wasting few minutes, found nothing fishy and locked my answer and bongo !!! :-)

Good second part this.
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Thanks for the questions. Got it wrong yesterday and right today so I must be learning something!!!:-D
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I found Today's question relatively easier than yesterday. Smile
true :-P


+1 to that but I was looking for a catch somewhere in the answers though (paranoid much!!) :-D


+1. Great question, but I spent some time looking for the "got'cha" before answering.



Everything is awesome!
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Enjoyed this one too, thanks Hugo

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Nice follow up Hugo. I didn't over-think it today. ;-)

A minor typo in the explanation.
"... As soon as one evaluates to True, the corresponding ELSE is returned. ..."

ELSE should be THEN in that sentence.

Enjoy!
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Good question, thanks.

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Nice question Hugo. I use a lot of case statements so these are always fun to navigate.
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In the Explanation: "A CASE expression will always evaluate the WHEN clauses from top to bottom. As soon as one evaluates to True, the corresponding [ELSE] is returned."

I think it should be the corresponding [THEN] not else, correct me if I am wrong.

And many thanks to SSC editors who put those 2 nice questions back to back to get the most benefit out of it.

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I too lokked for the catch, didn't find one so submitted my answer.
Thanks for the 2 points Hugo.

(Well, some question setters do try to catch us out don't they?)
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