• Subject: RE: last day of month
  • From: Buck Calabro <mcalabro@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 18 Oct 1999 14:37:48 -0400

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  
> 
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