check if an item is a date

Rob Cozens rcozens at
Thu Mar 17 11:52:12 EST 2005

Jacque, et al,

>I see seconds & fixed notations (yours + Julian + whatever) as non-sequitur:

To put it another way: For user input validation, a date is valid ONLY if 
it conforms to the computer's current system date format.

Rob Cozens, Staff Conservator
Mendonoma Marine Life Conservancy

"Fishermen are living off capital,consuming the resource that should yield 
their catch.

The Economist, March 1994

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