Re: INTNX with DAY interval? (was: code review opinions)
On Tue, Feb 10, 2009 at 11:42 PM, Anindya Mozumdar
> While Old + NumberOfDays will work given the way SAS stores dates
> internally, I usually advise people to use the INTNX function - the
> code will be portable even if SAS decides to change the internal
> representation of dates (however unlikely it may be), as the INTNX
> function definition will also be changed if it happens.
Secondly, the use of INTNX also emphasizes that the user understands
that she is operating on a variable which is expected to be
interpreted as dates rather than an "ordinary" numeric variable.
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