...but you could also potentially build an edit mask and apply it.
Bruce V or Mark W may know how to do that.

As Alan indicated that either a RPG or SQL solution would fit the need, and
the combined offerings of Kevin and Luis:

with ts as (select char(current timestamp) as iso_zdate_col
from sysibm.sysdummy1)
select
left(iso_zdate_col,10)
concat 'T'
concat replace(substr(iso_zdate_col,12,8),':','.')
concat (case when current timezone < 0 then '-' else '+' end)
concat substr(digits(current timezone),1,2)
concat ':'
concat substr(digits(current timezone),3,2)
from ts

seems a whole lot easier than anything I could come up with, I won't even
try :)

Bruce

On Fri, Dec 20, 2019 at 2:17 PM Rob Berendt <rob@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

I wasn't aware of
Current timezone
Cool.

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Kevin,

Using your SQL statement as a base, I believe this should return the proper
UTC offset every time:
WITH ts
AS (
SELECT CHAR(CURRENT TIMESTAMP) AS iso_Zdate_col
FROM sysibm.sysdummy1
)
SELECT LEFT(iso_Zdate_col, 10)
CONCAT 'T' CONCAT REPLACE(SUBSTR(iso_Zdate_col, 12, 8), ':', '.')
CONCAT (CASE WHEN CURRENT timezone < 0 THEN '-' ELSE '+' END)
CONCAT SUBSTR(DIGITS(CURRENT TIMEZONE), 1, 2) CONCAT ':' CONCAT
SUBSTR(DIGITS(CURRENT TIMEZONE), 3, 2)
FROM ts ;

It could be rewritten as a SQL function but, of course, as you correctly
state, the real solution would be for IBM to provide us a proper ISO 8601
timestamp.

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On Fri, 20 Dec 2019 at 14:52, Kevin Bucknum <Kevin@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
wrote:

It does. That’s why I said it would be up to you to calculate the offset.
You could do several things. This assumes you are to the left of GMT.

WITH ts AS (
SELECT CHAR(current timestamp - current timezone) AS
iso_Zdate_col
FROM sysibm.sysdummy1
)
SELECT LEFT(iso_Zdate_col, 10) CONCAT 'T' CONCAT
REPLACE(SUBSTR(iso_Zdate_col, 12, 8), ':', '.')
CONCAT '+00:00'
FROM ts;

WITH ts AS (
SELECT CHAR(CURRENT TIMESTAMP) AS iso_Zdate_col
FROM sysibm.sysdummy1
)
SELECT LEFT(iso_Zdate_col, 10) CONCAT 'T' CONCAT
REPLACE(SUBSTR(iso_Zdate_col, 12, 8), ':', '.')
CONCAT '+' CONCAT SUBSTR(DIGITS(CURRENT TIMEZONE), 1, 2)
CONCAT ':' CONCAT
SUBSTR(DIGITS(CURRENT TIMEZONE), 3, 2)
FROM ts;

But to me the real solution is for IBM to implement your RFE.

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Isn't that assuming that you are at GMT?

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Chuck was showing several things in that post. I always had to read his
replies several times, but almost always picked up something new. He does
show how to create most of the pieces you are looking for. I will leave
it
up to you to determine the offset, but something like this based on his
response.

WITH ts AS (
SELECT CHAR(TIMESTAMP(NOW())) AS iso_Zdate_col
FROM sysibm.sysdummy1
)
SELECT LEFT(iso_Zdate_col, 10) CONCAT 'T' CONCAT
REPLACE(SUBSTR(iso_Zdate_col, 12, 8), ':', '.')
CONCAT '+00:00'
FROM ts;

That will give you something like this: 2019-12-20T11.37.46+00:00

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Thanks for the reply Rob
Unfortunately - that thread is going the other way (unless I missed it) -
extracting a time stamp from an ISO-8601 format

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See this thread
https://archive.midrange.com/midrange-l/201803/msg00698.html

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Hi everyone
Before I forget - we are on V7r3
I am doing a google search - but the number of responses is HUGE Is there
anything available in RPG or SQL for that matter that can give me the
time
stamp ISO-8601 format This is an example of what I am talking about
"2012-04-23T18:25:43.511+00:00"
As always - all replies gratefully accepted

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