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Doc Bug #39818 "any English textual datetime description" is ambigious
Submitted: 2006-12-13 15:19 UTC Modified: 2007-08-17 11:22 UTC
From: ian at ithomas dot name Assigned:
Status: Not a bug Package: Documentation problem
PHP Version: Irrelevant OS: All
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 [2006-12-13 15:19 UTC] ian at ithomas dot name
The one line summary of strtotime is "Parse about any English textual datetime description into a Unix timestamp".

This should be clarified to "Parse about any US English textual datetime description into a Unix timestamp" (addition of US).

If you're American and reading this, please don't think it is not important just because it works fine for you. Imagine if it worked the other way round, and strtotime('2/4/2006') output 2nd April, and your IDE was telling you that this function parsed English dates (meaning dates used in England)


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 [2007-08-17 11:22 UTC]
Summary is simplified, function description is correct.
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