TAA Tools
DSPDSTDAT       DISPLAY DST DATE                       TAATINP

The  Display DST  (Daylight  Savings  Time)  Date command  displays  or
lists  the start  and end date/times  for daylight  savings time  for a
time  zone  in a  specific  year.   The  system support  for  Time Zone
Descriptions does not include actual dates of change.

A typical command would be:


The command defaults to use  the time zone of the system  value QTIMZON
and the current year.

DSPDSTDAT escape messages you can monitor for

      TAA9893    The Time Zone does not support DST

Escape messages from based on functions will be re-sent.

DSPDSTDAT Command parameters                         *CMD

   TIMZON        The  time zone  to display  the information  for.   It
                 must  be one  of  the special  values or  a name  of a
                 time zone as seen with WRKTIMZON.

                 The following  special  values exist  along  with  the
                 time zone that will be used:

                   *SYSVAL      The QTIMZON system value
                   *GMT         Q0000GMT
                   *BRITISH     Q0000GMT2
                   *UTC         Q0000UTC
                   *ATLANTIC    QN0400AST2
                   *EASTERN     QN0500EST3
                   *CENTRAL     QN0600CST2
                   *MOUNTAIN    QN0700MST2
                   *PHOENIX     QN0800PST3
                   *PACIFIC     QN0800PST2
                   *ALASKA      QN0900AST2
                   *HAWAIIAN    QN1000HAS2
                   *NEWZEALAN   QP1200NZS3
                   *EAUSTRAL    QP1000AES3
                   *CAUSTRAL    QP0930ACS3
                   *WAUSTRAL    QP0800AWS3
                   *JAPAN       QP0900JST
                   *KOREA       QP0900KST
                   *BEIJING     QP0800BST

                   *MOSCOW      QP0300MSK
                   *INDIA       QP0530IST
                   *EEUROPE     QP0200EET3
                   *CEUROPE     QP0100CET4

   YEAR          The year  of the  information to  be returned.   *CURR
                 is the  default for the current year.   The value must
                 be in a range of 2009 - 2039.

   OUTPUT        How to  output  the results.    * is  the  default  to
                 display the  spooled file  if the  command is  entered
                 interactively.   The spooled file is  deleted after it
                 is displayed.

                 If  the  command  is  entered in  batch  or  *PRINT is
                 specified, the  spooled file  is output and  retained.




The following TAA Tools must be on your system:

     CVTTIM          Convert time
     EDTVAR          Edit variable
     RSNLSTMSG       Resend last message
     RTVDAT          Retrieve date
     RTVDSTDAT       Retrieve DST date
     RTVSYSVAL3      Retrieve system value 3
     SNDCOMPMSG      Send completion message
     SNDESCINF       Send escape information
     SNDESCMSG       Send escape message


None, the tool is ready to use.

Objects used by the tool

   Object        Type    Attribute      Src member    Src file
   ------        ----    ---------      ----------    ----------

   DSPDSTDAT     *CMD                   TAATINP       QATTCMD
   TAATINPC      *PGM       CLP         TAATINPC      QATTCL
   TAATINPR      *PGM       RPG         TAATINPR      QATTRPG

Added to TAA Productivity tools January 15, 2010

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