Re: A different term for "Floor Date"

Subject: Re: A different term for "Floor Date"
From: Susan W Gallagher <susanwg -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: dvora -at- tech-challenged -dot- com
Date: Fri, 30 Apr 2010 15:29:46 -0700

Somebody said "cut-off date" and I think that;s a good start, especially
since the report "cuts off" any data before that date.
-Sue Gallagher

On Fri, Apr 30, 2010 at 12:10 PM, Deborah Hemstreet <
dvora -at- tech-challenged -dot- com> wrote:

> Hi All,
> A development team has entered a field in SW that I'm documenting, labeled
> "Floor Date".
> 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.
> --------------------------
> 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...

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