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Status Future consideration
Workspace IBM i
Created by Guest
Created on Jan 6, 2022

Add All DATE FORMATS to QSYSINC.MIH(MIDTTM)

The QSYSINC/MIH/MIDTTM include member does not include a supported "date" format codes for the _CVTD MI instructions. Many are missing entirely. Please add them to this C include member so that we don't have to code them ourselves.


Use Case:

Tying to convert a date in CYYMMDD format using _CVTD but the MIDTTM source member does not include it and many other format codes, leaving it to us to declare them in our own code, inviting errors.


Idea priority Low
  • Guest
    Feb 24, 2022

    The CEAC has reviewed this requirement and recommends that IBM view this as a “nice to have” LOW priority feature.

    Background: The COMMON Europe Advisory Council (CEAC) members have a broad range of experience in working with small and medium-sized IBM i customers. CEAC has a crucial role in working with IBM i development to help assess the value and impact of individual RFEs on the broader IBM i community and has therefore reviewed your RFE.

    To find out how CEAC help to shape the future of IBM i, see CEAC @ ibm.biz/BdYSYj and the article "The Five Hottest IBM i RFEs Of The Quarter" at ibm.biz/BdYSZT

    Therese Eaton – CEAC Program Manager, IBM

  • Guest
    Jan 8, 2022

    BM will use this request as input to planning but no commitment is made or implied. This request will be updated in the future if IBM implements it. IBM will use votes and comments from others in the community to help prioritize this request.