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Mahua Mitra

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PostPosted: Wed Mar 26, 2008 12:14 pm    Post subject: Gregorian date formats
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Hi
What is the gregorian Date format :

YYMMDD or CCYYMMDD ?

Say if I wish to use the function INTEGER-OF-DATE

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PostPosted: Wed Mar 26, 2008 12:51 pm    Post subject:
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Let me complete the query:

Say If I wish to use the function INTEGER-OF-DATE, which amongst the two should be provided as input.

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PostPosted: Wed Mar 26, 2008 12:56 pm    Post subject: Reply to: Gregorian date formats
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.... If I wish to use the function INTEGER-OF-DATE, which amongst the two should be provided as input.


Wouldn' t it be faster to search the doc rather than wait for a forum answer
( or search the forum ) ??

a good old plaint stupid google search pointed back to a forum post with all the details
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PostPosted: Wed Mar 26, 2008 12:59 pm    Post subject:
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Hi,

Use YYYYMMDD.
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PostPosted: Wed Mar 26, 2008 1:04 pm    Post subject:
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Hi,

Ah..little more..

FUNCTION INTEGER-OF-DATE--(argument-1)

argument-1: Must be an integer of the form YYYYMMDD, whose value is obtained from the calculation (YYYY * 10,000) + (MM * 100) + DD.

- YYYY represents the year in the Gregorian calendar. It must be an integer greater than 1600, but not greater than 9999.
- MM represents a month and must be a positive integer less than 13.
- DD represents a day and must be a positive integer less than 32, provided that it is valid for the specified month and year combination.


P.S.: Well, would like to repeat enrico...
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it be faster to search the doc
Trust me that's rather fast..
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