Comma delimited list, tsql

Hi,
I would like to amalgamate values from multiple rows into a comma delimited list but group by another column (key), so for example the outcome would be:

Name     Group
Address  Home,Work
City         Home,Work

CREATE TABLE TEMPTABLE(

             [NAME] [varchar] (20),
             [GROUP] [varchar] (20)
             )
GO
INSERT INTO TEMPTABLE([NAME], [GROUP]) VALUES ('Address','Home')
INSERT INTO TEMPTABLE([NAME], [GROUP]) VALUES ('City','Home')
INSERT INTO TEMPTABLE([NAME], [GROUP]) VALUES ('Address','Work')
INSERT INTO TEMPTABLE([NAME], [GROUP]) VALUES ('City','Work')
GO

SELECT [NAME]
FROM TEMPTABLE

DROP TABLE TEMPTABLE

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SELECT List = STUFF((
			SELECT DISTINCT ', ' + QUOTENAME([GROUP], '''')
			FROM (SELECT * FROM TEMPTABLE) x
			FOR XML PATH('')
				,TYPE
			).value('.', 'VARCHAR(8000)'), 1, 3, '')

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crompnkData Management SpecialistAsked:
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Éric MoreauSenior .Net ConsultantCommented:
SELECT DISTINCT Name
, STUFF(
       (SELECT ', ' + QUOTENAME([GROUP], '''')
        FROM TempTable
        WHERE Name = R.Name
        ORDER BY [Group]
        FOR XML PATH('')
       )
       , 1
       , 2
       , '') AS List FROM TempTable AS R
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PortletPaulfreelancerCommented:
NAME       LIST
Address  '1', 'abc', 'Home', 'Work'
City            'Home', 'Work'

(after introducing repetition in the data)
cross apply is quite useful here
CREATE TABLE TEMPTABLE(

             [NAME] [varchar] (20),
             [GROUP] [varchar] (20)
             )
;
INSERT INTO TEMPTABLE([NAME], [GROUP]) VALUES ('Address','Home')
INSERT INTO TEMPTABLE([NAME], [GROUP]) VALUES ('City','Home')
INSERT INTO TEMPTABLE([NAME], [GROUP]) VALUES ('Address','Work')
INSERT INTO TEMPTABLE([NAME], [GROUP]) VALUES ('Address','abc')
INSERT INTO TEMPTABLE([NAME], [GROUP]) VALUES ('Address','Work')
INSERT INTO TEMPTABLE([NAME], [GROUP]) VALUES ('Address','1')
INSERT INTO TEMPTABLE([NAME], [GROUP]) VALUES ('City','Work')
;


SELECT DISTINCT Name, List
FROM TempTable AS R
CROSS APPLY (

              SELECT STUFF((
                          SELECT DISTINCT ', ' + QUOTENAME([GROUP], '''')
                          FROM TEMPTABLE AS x
                          WHERE Name = R.Name
                          FOR XML PATH('')
                              ,TYPE
                          ).value('.', 'VARCHAR(8000)'), 1, 2, '')

             ) AS ca1 (List)
;

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http://sqlfiddle.com/#!3/3b40b/2
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