• Subject: Re: Use of Timestamp data field How? Is IBM Y2k Compliant 1940 Onwards?
  • From: Glenn Ericson <Glenn-Ericson@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sat, 16 Jan 1999 11:20:53 -0500

Bruce  -  I think  he is asking  for   1900-  1939  dates ?
        Regards,

Glenn
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Phone 718 898 9805       Fax 718 446 1150
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At 10:32 AM 1/15/99 CST, you wrote:
>Kris,
>
>I am not sure what release you are on, but...
>
>Display files do support TIMESTAMP fields as of V4R2.  Timestamps are
>defined as type Z and can be used as in:
>
>       A          R FORMAT
>                    TIMEZONE        Z     1  5
>                    DATEFIELD       L     2  5
>
>Where the following works on my system:
>
>     Ftimezones if   e             disk
>     F*
>     F* timezones file is defined as:
>     F*         R RECORD
>     F*           TIMEZONE        Z
>     F*
>     F* and initialized with:
>     F*
>     F* INSERT INTO VINING/TIMEZONES VALUES('0001-01-01-00.00.00.000000')
>     F* INSERT INTO VINING/TIMEZONES VALUES('1901-12-25-01.15.00.000000')
>     F*
>     Fdspf      cf   e             workstn
>     F*
>     F* timezones file is defined as:
>     F*         R RECORD
>     F*           TIMEZONE        Z
>     F*
>     Ddatefield        s               d
>     C                   read      record
>     C                   move      timezone      datefield
>     C                   exfmt     format
>     C                   move      '1'           *inlr
>     C                   return
>
>Prior to V4R2 *DSPFs did not support Date, Time, or Timestamp but Dates
>could certainly exceed the 1940 to 2039 window.  As example of this
>would be:
>
>     Ftimezones if   e             disk
>     Ddatefield        s               d
>     C                   read      record                                 01
>     C     *in01         doweq     '0'
>     C                   move      timezone      datefield
>     C     datefield     dsply
>     C                   read      record                                 01
>     C                   enddo
>     C                   move      '1'           *inlr
>     C                   return
>
>Is it possible you have your Date/Timestamp defined with only a 2-digit
>year format?  This is typically where I see the 1940 to 2039 window
>being applied.
>
>Hope this helps,
>Bruce
>
>>Hi
>> Thought I'd be Y2k Compliant and created timestamp field in data file.
>>Since I added the field and did a CHGPF based on source did not loose any
>>data. However the field was initialized to 0001-01-01-000 etc.
>>
>> I want to display this filed on the screen and wrote a little program.
>>
>> First problem, could not figure out how to define the stamp to be
>>displayed.
>>
>> So defined a date type field and Time type filed.
>>
>>Did a MOVE of Timestamp to date type field.
>>
>> Program fell over.... Date has to be within 1940 to 2039 range. Error
>>message was pretty explicit about this..
>>
>> What goes... Yes timestamp will when program is live be in the correct
>>range, but it does raise questions about the Move operation?
>>
>>krisV
>>
>
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Regards,

Glenn
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