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Re: Date String Conversion?

by davis (Vicar)
on Jun 08, 2007 at 14:45 UTC ( #620030=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Date String Conversion?

...into a MM-DD-YYYY type format?
You may wish to reconsider that date format -- it's poorly understood outside of the US, and often ambiguous. ISO 8601 (YYYY-MM-DD) is often a much better choice.

cheers


davis
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Comment on Re: Date String Conversion?
Re^2: Date String Conversion?
by Tux (Monsignor) on Jun 08, 2007 at 19:28 UTC

    Yep, this or the numeric YYYYMMDD format, which also happens to be ultimately good when sorting :)

    I wish I could have voted twice for this reply


    Enjoy, Have FUN! H.Merijn

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