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On Wed, 2004-05-12 at 09:26, Karen Coyle wrote:

> The same numbering for months is used in the MARC holdings format.

Oops, that should have read: the same numbering for "seasons"....

>
> You can retain the "textual" month names (spring, etc.) if you aren't
> expecting to order the items based on this date field. One of the main
> reasons for using the numerics is that you get into language issues:
> i.e. you can have "spring," "primavera" and "printemps." The numeric
> designation gets you around that for certain functions.
>
> kc
>
> On Tue, 2004-05-11 at 17:42, Bruce D'Arcus wrote:
> > Quick question:
> >
> > What's the best way to the code the date for a journal article where
> > you have something like "Winter 2003"?
> >
> > Bruce
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