You could do a case() or if/elseif, check if it's spring, summer or autumn and leave 
the code for winter as default/else.


webapprentice wrote:

> Hi,
> Just need a sounding board to help me think this through.
> I want to check the current date to determine what "season" it is and display the 
>appropriate picture.
> I define spring as 03/21/YYYY, summer as 06/21/YYYY, autumn as 09/21/YYYY, and 
>winter as 12/21/YYYY.
> I form a string for the current date and get a timestamp via mktime().
> I also get the equivalent timestamps for the dates above for the seasonal changes.
> Then, I compare the current date to see if it's between the seasonal dates.
> The problem is when I go from 12/31/YYYY to 01/01/(YYYY+1).
> Since winter and spring dates are one year apart, the current date timestamp 
>comparison gets messed up and nothing displays.
> How do I do a proper comparison?  I was thinking of just seeing if the current date 
>timestamp is greater than each of the seasonal date timestamp, but it feels like I 
>would miss something.  Would I?  Or is there another solution?
> Thank you for your time.
> --Stephen

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