• Subject: Re: last day of month
  • From: "Peter Dow" <pcdow@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 18 Oct 1999 09:48:53 -0700

> Peter wrote:
> >>Now just allow some more descriptors and you could >>have
>
> >>     C      *D    MOVE      01   datefield
> >>     C      *M    MOVE      12   datefield
> >>     C      *Y    MOVE      2001 datefield
>
> >> It's in keeping with what IBM has already done and >>seems just as
> >>understandable as the others, especially if you've >>already learned to
use
> >> MOVE for date, time & timestamp fields.
>
> I like this a lot. But what happens if datefield is *NULL and we try to
move a day into it?
>
> Ron Hawkins

I suppose the same thing that would happen with any of these suggestions -
it will cause an error. The following statement will also get an error:

    C     *DMY          MOVE      121591        DATE_ISO

It would be nice if we could use MOVE  (E) or at least an error indicator.

Peter Dow
Dow Software Services, Inc.
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