Figure 1


(a)Escape clauses to specify a date, time, or timestamp; (b) using the date escape clause to set a date-of-birth column to December 23, 1953.

(a)	{d'value'}	express a date value
{t'value'}	express a time
{ts'value'}	express a timestamp value

(b)	UPDATE PERSON
SET BIRTHDATE={d '1953-12-23'}