maxm at mxm.dk
Fri Jun 14 10:40:11 CEST 2002
Duncan Booth wrote:
> The documentation says that on some platforms an optional field width and
> precision specification can follow the initial '%'. This is obviously
> highly non-portable, but might provide a suitable solution if you are not
> desperate for portability. For example, if you are running under Windows
> using "%#d-%#M-%Y" as the format string gives the format you require.
Oh ... I cannot seem to find it in the docs. The closest I come is in:
184.108.40.206 String Formatting Operations
where it says that:
"# The value conversion will use the ``alternate form'' (where defined
So I guess that single digit is the "alternate form" here.
Well anyhoo it solves my problem as it' will only run on a windows
server, and even if it's ever moved to another platform my code has no
trouble reding the two digit form, so I guess I will settle for that.
thanks Max M
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