[S] Date Conversion

PT Quants Group Dir (ptquants@nyptsrv1.etsd.ml.com)
Thu, 29 Oct 1998 14:24:47 -0500


I have date in '19980101' format and I want to convert in/out from S+.

date('19980101', format='ymd') does not work
date( y, 'ymd') results in 980101

Is there a good way to convert it back and forth? And especially as a vector rather than looping?

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