Stored Dates

 BBS: Inland Empire Archive
Date: 04-19-92 (16:50)             Number: 137
From: JEAN CREPEAU                 Refer#: NONE
  To: SCOTT WUNSCH                  Recvd: NO  
Subj: Stored Dates                   Conf: (2) Quik_Bas
In a message to ALL, SCOTT WUNSCH wrote:
SW=>    I am working  on a program  that uses INT  4Eh/4Fh to retrieve file
    names, and  then must  process the  date returned.   I  have tried many
    times to get the two-byte date spread out into day, month and year  but
    it doesn't  seem to  be working  right.   Probably my  last hope is you
    guys/gals...                                    -= Scott \\'unsch =-

        Use the following routine:

SUB DateTime(DosDate,DosTime,Year,Month,Day,Hour,Min,Sec)
        Month=INT(DosDate/32) AND 15
        Day=DosDate AND 31
        Min=INT(DosTime/32) AND 63
        Sec=(DosTime AND 31)*2

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