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From: Darrell Martin <>
Subject: Re: [TMG] Age calculator & irregular dates
Date: Thu, 07 Oct 2004 19:23:32 -0500
At 04:54 PM 10/7/04, Gordon Banks wrote:
>Wouldn't it be nice if when the age calculator encounters an irregular
>date, it went to the sort date to calculate age?
Eeeeeeeek! NO NO NO NO NO
(Other than that, I have no opinion ...)
P.S. The sort date exists for exactly one purpose, and that is to order Tags. It is a date at all *only* because that is the most obvious and convenient way to set the value by default, that results in the desired order the great majority of the time.
Darrell A. Martin
a native Vermonter currently in exile in Illinois
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