Ge

ordering-functions greater than or equals to (>=)

syntax

  1. ge(a, b)
  2. a >= b

definition

ge(a, b) or a > b results in a boolean data-item indicating if the values of data item a are greater than or equal to the corresponding values of data item b.

description

Each comparison with missing values results in the value false.

applies to

Data items with Numeric, string or bool value-type

conditions

  1. domain-unit of the argument must match or be void (literals or parameter can be compared to data items of any domain).
  2. argument must have matching:

example

1. attribute<bool> AgeB (CDomain) := ge(A, B);
2. attribute<bool> AgeB (CDomain) := A >= B;
A B AgeB
0 0 True
1 2 False
2.5 2.5 True
-100 100 False
999 -999 True
null 0 False
null null False
0 null False
null 100 False
100 null False

CDomain, nr of rows = 10

see also