On Thu, Nov 12, 2015 at 11:45 AM, <rob@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
[...] Otherwise, valid dates are in the rangeI don't understand either. My first guess was that the date range
of August 24, 1928, to May 9, 2071.
Now why it can only convert *YYMD from 20710509 into *CYMD 1710509 and not
*YYMD 20710510 into *CYMD 1710510 escapes me.
would be either 32768 days (or slightly less) or 65536 days (or
slightly less). But it's actually 52124 days, inclusive of the
For what it's worth, the center of that date range is the dividing
line between December 31, 1999 and January 1, 2000.
I think I would avoid this crap and start using 'real' date columns.I agree that it's crap. In fact, as far as I'm concerned, *CYMD is
even crappier than formats with 2-digit years.