Slightly smarter date parsing?

Conrad Canterford conrad at
Thu Jan 11 07:12:46 EST 2007

On Tue, 2007-01-09 at 09:55 -0800, Andrew Sackville-West wrote:
> On Tue, Jan 09, 2007 at 07:11:21AM +0100, Manfred Usselmann wrote:
> > Since I often enter data for the same accounting period and assume a
> > lot of people do, my suggestion is to use the date from the last
> > entered / changed transaction to complete an partial entered date:
> >  - If only the day is entered, use last entered month and year.
> >  - If only day and month entered, use last entered year.
> >  - Where there is no previous data (first transaction after
> >    program startup), use current month and year.
> I like this idea. 

So do I. I think its a more universally useful solution, although I
suspect it is also the harder one to implement.


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