In article <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>, 
> Hallo,
> Why would strtotime fail (i.e. return a -1)?  I check the type with gettype,
> which tells me that the argument I'm passing in is a string.  I cast it to a
> string before passing it in, with the same results (returns a -1).  The only
> thing that seems to do anything is to settype it to "string" before calling
> strtotime, which ends up with bizarre results.
> The arguments I'm passing in are, for example 11:00, 13:00, 14:30, etc, and
> are coming out of a database.  Only SOME of this data results in a -1 when I
> call strtotime on it.  Other records (the same numbers - 11:00, 13:00, etc.)
> come out fine.
> Could the data that's failing strtotime have been corrupted on data-entry?
> Why does is_string on this data tell me it's a string?
> --Jennifer Koenig
For a first guess, try using trim or chop on the data before feeding it to 
strtotime, in case there are unexpected white spaces in the data.

David Robley
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