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Message Posted: Wed, 05 May 2004 @ 18:46:44 GMT

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Subj:   Re: Compressing a date column
From:   Dieter Noeth

Craig E Cooper wrote:

  I can not seem to get the syntax correct for this compression. I tried:  

     LOAD_DATE DATE FORMAT 'yyyy/mm/dd'

  And the same thing without the slashes and neither work. Is DATE compressible?  

You must specify ANSI dates regardless of the Format:

     LOAD_DATE DATE FORMAT 'yyyy/mm/dd'
     COMPRESS(date '2004-02-05', date '2004-02-10', ...


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