Subject Re: detailed join mechanism description (FB 1.5)
Author radekok
Hi Ann,

> Parenthesis in a series of joins work just like parenthesis in
> an arithmetic expression. The expression in parenthesis is
> evaluated first, then integrated into the larger expression.

I have been searching for such information in docs placed on
but none of them contained an explicit description of the use the
parenthesis - big thank you for explanation.

> It doesn't seem to be in Helen's book,
Are you talking about "The Firebird Book: a Reference for Database

>... but is a normal part of
> the SQL language, so she may have assumed that everyone knew
> about it and concentrated on issues specific to Firebird.

The SQLs differ between themselves so it is comfortable
to have a manual that dispels doubts.

All the best,