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<?php

	//
	// the 'tiny date helper' class
	//
	
	class tdh { // tiny date helper
	
		function MakeDate($string)
		{
		
			// formating string 
			$string = trim(ereg_replace("[A-Za-z]+"," ",trim($string)));
			$string = trim(ereg_replace("[[:punct:]]"," ",$string));
			$string = trim(ereg_replace("[,\.\|\/\-]"," ",$string));
			$string = trim(ereg_replace("[[:space:]]{2,}","",$string));
			
			
			$date_array = explode(" ",$string);
			if(!is_array($date_array)){
				$this->error = "coudn't find seperation sign";
				return false;
			}

			// check year
			if (count($date_array) == 2 OR (count($date_array) == 3 AND trim($date_array[2]) == "")){
				$this->year = date(Y);
			} elseif(count($date_array) == 3){
				$this->year = $date_array[2];
				if(strlen(trim($this->year)) == 2){
					$this->year = substr(date(Y),0,2).$this->year;
				} elseif(strlen(trim($this->year)) != 4){
					$message = " coudn't understand the date .<br> just try it like 'TT-MM-JJ'<br>";
					$this->error = $message;
					return false;
				}
			} else {
				$message = "coudn't understand the date .<br> just try it like 'TT-MM-JJ'<br>";
				$this->error = $message;
				return false;
			}
			// check month
			if (strlen(trim($date_array[1])) == 1){
				$this->month = "0".trim($date_array[1]);
				} else {
				$this->month = trim($date_array[1]);
			}
			// check day
			if (strlen(trim($date_array[0])) == 1){
				$this->day = "0".trim($date_array[0]);
				} else {
				$this->day = trim($date_array[0]);
			}
			
			/* check whole date */
			if(checkdate ($this->month, $this->day, $this->year) === false){
				$this->error = "no valid date";
				return false;
			} else {
				$this->string = $string;
				$this->date = $this->day.".".$this->month.".".$this->year;
				$this->timestamp = mktime(0,0,0,$this->month,$this->day,$this->year);
				$this->mysql_stamp = $this->year."-".$this->month."-".$this->day;
				return true;
			}
			
		}
	} // end tdh class
	
	

	
?>
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