select * from table where date between

What is the correct syntax of the sql
statement that lets me select a record
in which the dates are out of the condition


I would like to use between clause that
will set starting date and ending date
and everything out of the condition should be selected.

SELECT * FROM TABLE_NAME WHERE STARTDATE
NOT BETWEEN (to_date('12/01/1999','mm/dd/yyyy') and to_date('12/31/1999','mm/dd/yyyy'))


Is this correct?

Thanks.
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sudhi022299Commented:
well you got the between operator right, but the braces were wrong.

I feel it should be:
select * from table_name where startdate not between to_date('12/01/1999','mm/dd/yyyy') and to_date('12/31/1999','mm/dd/yyyy');

if you use the between operator , then it is inclusive of the values that u provide. But NOT BETWEEN is exclusive.

Regards,
Sudhi.
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