• Subject: Re: Serial Date formula
  • From: Gwecnal@xxxxxxx
  • Date: Fri, 13 Apr 2001 11:30:59 EDT

In a message dated Thu, 12 Apr 2001 19:01:26 -0500, "Neil Palmer" 
<neilp@dpslink.com> writes:

>>>Chris Beck wrote:
>>> Can someone tell the formula to convert 20010318  to 36968?

>>James Kilgore wrote:
>>The following gave me 1899-12-30 as the base date

>  Neil Palmer wrote:
>  So could the 2 day difference in the calculations be because someone isn't 
>  counting 1900 & 2000 as leap years ?

I think Micro$oft intended 12/31/1899 to be the base date, but forgot that 
2000 was a
leap year (1900 was not).
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