Calculating Concurrent Sessions, Part 3Commented on: 2 years ago
(February 9, 2013)
I realize that I'm incredibly late in responding but, oh my! How very clever! I was trying to do something similar and got hooked because I just didn't see the 2:1 ratio in the final...
Row-Concatenation Solutions Aren't All EqualCommented on: 3 years ago
(January 2, 2012)
Before all of you give up on the "self referencing" variable, please see the following post over on SSC...
Build the Numbers Table You NeedCommented on: 6 years ago
(March 1, 2009)
Although I applaud the author for a well written article, there are many ways to effectively generate a list numbers... and recursion isn't one of them.
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