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Variable Format For Date And Time Of Day Presentation

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000048930D
Original Publication Date: 1982-Apr-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-09

Publishing Venue

IBM

Related People

Authors:
Bradley, CT [+details]

Abstract

A computer instruction is provided which presents the date and time of day in the date stamp applied to jobs running in a computer. The format of the date stamp is specified in a separate parameter list which is used to translate the timer count into a more human-readable presentation. The parameter list is a list of entries, specifying the value to be placed into the time fields.