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Converting/Trimming XML VARCHAR Tag to Date

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I am attempting to trim/convert XML VARCHAR Tag to date, but have not been successfull. Below is my XML SQL:

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  1. select X.*, A.CASE_NUMBER,
  3. XMLTABLE ('$d/artsProbationBean' passing Case_Action_XML as "d"
  4. columns
  5.  CASE_NUMBER integer path 'CASE_NUMBER',
  6.  indicatorCode varchar(20) path 'indicatorCode',
  7.  extendNumberOfMonths varchar(40) path 'extendNumberOfMonths',
  8.   probationType varchar(10) path 'probationType',
  9.   endDate varchar(40) path 'endDate',
  10.   numberOfMonths integer  path 'numberOfMonths',
  11.   startDate varchar(40) path 'startDate') as X
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Jun 7 '12 #1
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Its a DB2 question, posted in the 'MySQL questions' area ;)

change line 1 to:
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  1. select ....., Trim(X.startdate),... A.CASE_NUMBER, 
Jun 9 '12 #2

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