New specification for Canadian cheques

David Brown gnucash at
Mon Sep 8 15:24:07 EDT 2008

On Mon, Sep 08, 2008 at 01:19:39PM -0600, Ronal B Morse wrote:
>I think. Derek, that what he is saying is that the Canadians 
>now require the character string "yyyymmdd" to be printed on 
>the check immediately under the numerical date.
>Exactly what this is supposed to accomplish is beyond me, 

Because they also allow  "mmddyyyy" or "ddmmyyyy" to be printed there,
and the date can be in any of those formats, as long as it matches the
string below it.


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