Re: MS Excel's 1904 Date convention

On Thu, Jul 18, 2002 at 11:53:11AM -0400, Jody Goldberg wrote:
1) support both forms of data calculation (OpenOffice)
   and continue to export the 'use 1904' flag.
   - correct, we'll be able to produce the same values as XL
   - ugly, exposes a really silly design error in XL in perpetuity.

Despite being "ugly" this is the only option that makes sense IMHO.

Any other options ?

No. I've thought about it long and hard, and you can bet that a lot of
MS engineers have done so as well over the years. There are no options
other than (1) that produce acceptable results.


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