You have an oracle problem, but you reply to a 6 year old ansi sql thread?
Probably stand a better chance of getting an answer here in the Oracle forum, eh?
"Lisa, in this house, we obey the laws of thermodynamics!" - Homer Simpson
"I have my standards. They may be low, but I have them!" - Bette Middler
"It's a book about a Spanish guy named Manual. You should read it." - Dilbert