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tooba
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Posted - 01/15/2014 :  22:18:28  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Hi,

I would like to know, is there is any difference between Option 1 and Option 2 or not?

Option 1
Declare @StartDate Date
Declare @EndDate Date

Set @StartDate = '20140115'
Set @EndDate = '20140114'

Option 2
Declare @StartDate Date
Declare @EndDate Date

Set @StartDate = '20140114'
Set @EndDate = '20140115'

khtan
In (Som, Ni, Yak)

Singapore
17626 Posts

Posted - 01/16/2014 :  00:33:47  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
ah.. spot the difference

Yes.

The value for @StartDate and @EndDate for option 1 is reversed for option 2


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visakh16
Very Important crosS Applying yaK Herder

India
52317 Posts

Posted - 01/16/2014 :  05:08:06  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
quote:
Originally posted by tooba

Hi,

I would like to know, is there is any difference between Option 1 and Option 2 or not?

Option 1
Declare @StartDate Date
Declare @EndDate Date

Set @StartDate = '20140115'
Set @EndDate = '20140114'

Option 2
Declare @StartDate Date
Declare @EndDate Date

Set @StartDate = '20140114'
Set @EndDate = '20140115'



depends on what you use them for.
Explain us how you're planning to use these values

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James K
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3633 Posts

Posted - 01/16/2014 :  12:14:11  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
As khtan pointed out, the @StartDate and @EndDate are reversed in one versus the other. I would venture a guess that the second option is the right one, because more often than not, start date comes before the end date. Of course, there can be exceptions.
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