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Old June 12th, 2008, 01:36 PM
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To Planoie:

Yes, I mentioned that SQL Server 2005 had recursion capabilities that I hadn't yet used.

Granted, using a "path" is much better used for read-only data. But there are tons of examples of such data in the real world. For example, forum posts. (Well, if the forum code is smarter than this mildly braindead one, such that you can reply to a particular message instead of just to the topic/thread.)

Anyway, he doesn't have a path, just the it/parentid relationship. So if you could show him how to produce his desired output using SQL Server 2005 recursion, it would be appreciated, I'm sure!
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