INTDATE

Syntax:

>>-.---.-----INTDATE--"type"-------------><
   +-/-+

Parameters:

type
The type of starting-date:
ANSI
Instructs the compiler to use the ANSI COBOL Standard starting date (where Day 1 = Jan 1, 1601).
LILIAN
Instructs the compiler to use the Lilian starting date (where Day 1 = Oct 15, 1582).

Properties:

Default: ANSI
Phase: Syntax check
$SET: Any

Comments:

This directive selects the starting date for integer format dates used with date intrinsic functions (that is, DATE-OF-INTEGER, DAY-OF-INTEGER, INTEGER-OF-DATE, INTEGER-OF-DAY)

For more details on the date intrinsic functions, see your Language Reference.