• Subject: Re: Build Timestamp?
  • From: "Kahn, David" <KAHN@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sun, 28 Sep 1997 12:15:00 +0600

Booth Martin (boothm@ibm.net) wrote:

>I'm looking to build a Timestamp TYPE field.  Using the Timestamp
>I'm missing something then.
>Why not use a Z field type in the first place?  and then:
>    C             TIME             ZFIELD
>where ZFIELD is described in the DDS spec as a Z type?

The TIME opcode requires a numeric result field. Crazy though it sounds
you cannot TIME straight into a timestamp field.

Dave Kahn - TCO, Tengiz, Kazakstan

e-mail:  kahn@tengizchevroil.com    (until September 30th)
         dkahn@cix.compulink.co.uk  (from  October 1st)
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