Re: A different term for "Floor Date"

Subject: Re: A different term for "Floor Date"
From: voxwoman <voxwoman -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: Lauren <lauren -at- writeco -dot- net>
Date: Fri, 30 Apr 2010 15:38:03 -0400

start date? Inception date? primary date? base date? earliest?

I get floor (floor - ceiling) - it's the "lower limit" for sorting purposes.
-Wendy

On Fri, Apr 30, 2010 at 3:34 PM, Lauren <lauren -at- writeco -dot- net> wrote:

> On 4/30/2010 12:10 PM, Deborah Hemstreet wrote:
> > Background: The SW analyzes some data in order to present the data to
> > someone with the correct tags and updates (for example). The system
> > looks to see how dates are handled, since they impact how the data is
> > tagged. For example, I could receive data on April 1, but the DATE of
> > the data is February 15. Therefore the data is handled based on the
> > February 15 date.
> >
> > However, if I set the "Floor Date" to February 20, then the software
> > will not take into consideration any data dated before that date. As a
> > result, since the data was received on April 1 but dated April 15, the
> > data is ignored since the Floor Date is Feb. 20.
>
> You lost me a bit. Do you mean "dated February 15" or is there another
> date to contend with?
>
> > I think I've heard of something similar but can't place it. Is "Floor
> > Date" a good term? Is there a better term for this? It's Friday and my
> > brain is fried...
>
> "Floor date" also refers to when a bill is read on the House floor, or
> something like that.
>
> I think that "floor date" is a confusing term, unless it is used for a
> production date or something to do with a production floor.
>
> I do not know what the field should be called, but I think it should be
> more intuitive than "floor." Like, process, cut-off, production,
> acceptance, etc.
>
> Lauren
>
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