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join 2 tables on differnt joins based on 2 different conditions

Posted on 2011-09-19
Last Modified: 2012-05-12
when you join 2 tables on differnt joins based on 2 different values, is it possible to consolidate the 2 queries into 1?

select * from a join b on a.id = b.id1 and b.indicator = 0
select * from a join b on a.id = b.id2 and b.indicator = 1
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twol earned 425 total points
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select * from a inner join b
on (a.id = b.id1 and b.indicator = 0) or (a.id = b.id2 and b.indicator = 1 )
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deighton earned 75 total points
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I believe the SQL you gave does exactly what you ask, so the answer is yes

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