[Rd] ?strptime ambiguity (PR#7907)

maechler at stat.math.ethz.ch maechler at stat.math.ethz.ch
Mon May 30 12:23:01 CEST 2005

>>>>> "tobias" == tobias verbeke <tobias.verbeke at telenet.be>
>>>>>     on Mon, 30 May 2005 11:37:31 +0200 (CEST) writes:

    tobias> Full_Name: Tobias Verbeke Version: 2.1.0 OS:
    tobias> GNU/Linux Submission from: (NULL) (

    tobias> Would it be possible to use a non-ambiguous example
    tobias> of expressing a day according to the ISO 8601
    tobias> international standard in the first sentence of the
    tobias> Note section of ?strptime, e.g. "2001-04-18" instead
    tobias> of "2001-02-03" ?

yes, it would be possible...

More seriously:  Thank you for the suggestion; it will be in


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