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ODBC no longer fetches data from Notes to Oracle 8i

I need to replicate data from Lotus forms to Oracle 8i. Previously, to do this I used ODBC connections to fetch data from Lotus. But now this crashes whenever data deviates from a particular format in the date field. So I'm looking for a better solution. Any suggestions?
Your saying that there's a problem when a date "deviates from a particular format" makes me think that this is not actually a date/time field, but a text field. Formatting information is not stored in a date/time field. Change the field to a date/time type, then it can display in the format configured on each user's workstation, and the stored representation doesn't depend on whether the workstation is programmed to put day first or month first or whatever.

In any case, there's no reason you can't still use ODBC to do this. I can't tell for sure whether you're using the ODBCConnection class or accessing the ODBC connection in a different way, but if you need a date to be in a particular format, convert it to that format, e.g., using the Format function.

I generally avoid ODBC for performance reasons.

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