----- Original Message -----
From: "Christopher J. Crane" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
To: <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
Sent: Monday, July 29, 2002 5:51 PM
Subject: [PHP] Dates and Date()
> I believethisto be one way to find out yesterday's date:
> $tomorrow = mktime (0,0,0,date("m") ,date("d")-1,date("Y"));
> However, I would like to have a snippet of code to tell me how to get the
> date of today - 10 days ago.
> if today is jul 29, 2002, how do I get the date funtion to tell me 10 days
> ago. with jul 29, 2002 as the date it would be easy, just subtract 10 from
> 29, but what happens if the date was jul 2, 2002. How do I get the correct
> date returned????
All date functions handle correctly this case
so echo strftime('%m:%d:%Y', gmmktime(0,0,0,7,2-10,2002));
You can add/substract what you wish and will get correct results in case the
the resulting timestamp is between 1.1.1970 and somewhere in year 2038.
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