• Subject: RE: DATFMT
  • From: Buck Calabro <mcalabro@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 24 Jul 1998 14:08:41 -0400
  • Organization: commsoft

On Friday, July 24, 1998 1:11 PM, Neil Wood [SMTP:neil@neil.org] wrote:
> >            D'01/02/98' + *DAYS(1)
>
> >would be ambiguous.  Would the result be '02/02/98' or
> >'01/03/98'?  Americans would expect one answer, Europeans the
> >other.
>
> I guess I must be a little ignorant.  To me this would always mean add
> one
> day to 01/02/98.  Which would be 01/03/98.  Is that the American answer?

My British Mum writes 3 Jan 98 as 03/01/98.  In the US 03/01/98 is seen as 
1 March 98.

Buck Calabro
Commsoft, Albany, NY
mailto:mcalabro@commsoft.net

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