• Subject: Re: BYPASS 2000 & ManDATE/2000
  • From: Glenn Ericson <Glenn-Ericson@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 17 Dec 1997 10:12:43 -0500

Chapin
what does "every field ""you"" tell it" to  look for mean?
 What  else might it do after that?
Sounds much like the requirements of BYPASS
Is there an automated front end?

At 02:51 AM 12/17/97 +0000, you wrote:
>Al,
>ManDATE/2000 does good data analysis by testing every field for every date
>format you tell it to look for.   It tests as many records as you specify and
>reports percentages of valid data for different formats.  It seems to find
all
>the fields based on the data in the files.  It costs $4,000 max and
interfaces
>to BYPASS if you don't want to use its update capability.
>
>We've only done an evaluation, but it looked very good.  I don't have the
info
>with me right now, but I think the company is J. Damon & Co. and it is listed
>on IBM's Y2K links.
>--Chapin Kaynor
>   Vermont
>
>You wrote:
>
>>>Anyone using the IBM Marketed BYPASS2000 tool on RPG code?
>>>
>>>Would like to hear comments/praises/warnings.
>
>>After some deep searching, we have chose BYPASS2000 as our tool of choice,
>>and we have a project starting at a client now.
>
>>Problems:
>
>>1.    Until last week, it had no data analysis tool (i.e.:  look at your data,
>and find the dates, regardless of what kind of field they are in).  IBM did
>announce a product last week, but it was VERY expensive.  For data analysis
>we are using a tool from Charlie Massoglia, which is still in the late
>stages of beta testing.  It looks like it will do the job well, and for the
>right price.  
>>...
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