[R] Date read correctly from CSV, then reformatted incorrectly by R

peter dalgaard pd@|gd @end|ng |rom gm@||@com
Tue Nov 23 09:40:28 CET 2021

It reads other formats _if you specify them_. After all, no computer (or human) can tell whether 11/03/1959 is November 3 or March 11 without further hinting. So it tries the two ISO-like formats and leaves other cases for the user.


> On 20 Nov 2021, at 21:22 , Philip Monk <prmonk using gmail.com> wrote:
> Thanks, Andrew.  I didn't realise as.Date *only* read two formats, I
> think I was tripped up by using %y instead of %Y, 

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