Like all null fields, the value of the field is completely independent of the "nullness" of the field. It is always up to the programmer to track the null indicator. Buck Calabro > -----Original Message----- > From: HwaRangRon@aol.com > Sent: Monday, October 18, 1999 10:35 AM > To: MIDRANGE-L@midrange.com > Subject: Re: last day of month > > > 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 > +--- | 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: firstname.lastname@example.org +---
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