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From: Darrell Martin <>
Subject: RE: [TMG] Age calculator & irregular dates
Date: Sat, 09 Oct 2004 19:20:17 -0500
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In-Reply-To: <NDBBJJMPJKPBEPNBFPGAOEHKNDAA.John@JohnCardinal.com>


At 07:07 PM 10/9/04, John Cardinal wrote:
>[snip]
>Robin,
>
>This essentially mimics what I have been proposing for a long time, 3 date fields:
>
>1) a date field for display
>2) a date field for calculations
>3) a date field for sorting
>
>It seems to me you combined #1 and #2 into one field. I think it's simpler all around to create a separate field. With reasonable data entry defaults, the data entry could be almost as efficient as today.
>
>John

Hi, John:

Our messages crossed paths. Honest!

Darrell


Darrell A. Martin
a native Vermonter currently in exile in Illinois
http://www.darrell-martin.net/genealogy



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