Can I use… with (non-recursive, top level)

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  1. With implies recursive
  2. With query names are visible in accessed views
  3. With names even mask qualified table names (schema.table)
  4. Without column list: WITH name AS (SELECT…)
  5. Query names in with don’t hide schema objects

The with clause defines “statement-scoped views”:

WITH query_name (column_name, …) AS (
     FROM …
) [, …]
  FROM query_name

Normative References

The with clause is defined in ISO/IEC 9075:2016-2 as optional feature T121, “WITH (excluding RECURSIVE) in query expression”.

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