troubleshooting Question

How to get date ranges of islands of records? 2

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PavloFlag for Canada asked on
Microsoft SQL ServerMicrosoft SQL Server 2008SQL
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I have following data:
ID  Date  Category
1  1/1/2000  1
2  1/2/2000  1
3  1/4/2000  1
4  1/6/2000  2
5  1/8/2000  2
6  1/10/2000 1
7  1/12/2000 1

the result should be:
Category  DateStart  DateEnd
1                1/1/2000   1/4/2000
2                1/5/2000   1/9/2000    
1                1/10/2000   1/12/2000

Briefly, Category 2 (if any records exist with this Category) must fit into interval, not occupied by Category 1

Please help
Thank you
Brian Crowe
Database Manager

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