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Re: date format in 7.4

From: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Silke Trissl <trissl(at)informatik(dot)hu-berlin(dot)de>
Cc: pgsql-sql(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: date format in 7.4
Date: 2004-02-20 15:32:26
Message-ID: 28036.1077291146@sss.pgh.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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Silke Trissl <trissl(at)informatik(dot)hu-berlin(dot)de> writes:
> On 7.3 I run several tests about the format of the date and found,
> that Postgres accepts almost everything. Today I found out, that 7.4.1 
> only accepts dates in the format mm-dd-yy,

It now requires the field order to be what DateStyle says it is.  See
the very voluminous flamewar about ambiguous date input handling in the
pgsql-hackers archives from last summer.

> although the documentation still states the following

AFAICS the documentation says so too...

			regards, tom lane

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