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Catchitbaby
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Posted - 01/07/2014 :  12:26:49  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
declare @aa bit
set @aa = 343
select @aa

output : 1

Why ?

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Posted - 01/07/2014 :  12:31:48  Show Profile  Visit tkizer's Homepage  Reply with Quote
Because the data type is bit. Bit can have 3 values: 1, 0 or NULL.

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Posted - 01/08/2014 :  05:47:10  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Anything except 0 and NULL it returns value as 1

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