In a message dated 10/15/99 4:17:13 PM Pacific Daylight Time, Jon.Paris@halinfo.it writes: << >> Wouldn't all this be so much simpler if we just had the inverse of the EXTRCT opcode? Why wasn't it built at the same time as EXTRCT? I agree it would be very useful. Perhaps it's not there because it is hard to think up a good name <grin> EXTRACT is good but what is the opposite ?? None of the candidates I can think of are a real good fit for a variety of reasons. For example INSERT, POKE, PUSH, REPLACE, CHANGE are all in the 'close but no cigar' category. Anyone want to play name the opcode ? >> On a prior post, I forgot to include Jon's original message, so here it is now. SETDATE(DateField:*D:Day) SETDATE(DateField(*M:Month) SETDATE(DateField(*Y:Year) Ron Hawkins +--- | This is the Midrange System Mailing List! | To submit a new message, send your mail to MIDRANGE-L@midrange.com. | To subscribe to this list send email to MIDRANGE-L-SUB@midrange.com. | To unsubscribe from this list send email to MIDRANGE-L-UNSUB@midrange.com. | Questions should be directed to the list owner/operator: email@example.com +---
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