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Re: order by date
Okay, what are the differences and similarities with use a date function for the same purpose?  Is there a reason to go one route or the other?

On Mar 13, 2012, at 11:29 , Mark Grover wrote:

> Hi Keith,
> You should also consider writing you own UDF that takes in the date in "American" format and spits out a lexicographical string.
> That way you don't have to modify your base data, just use this newly created from_american_date(String date) UDF to get your new date string in
> Mark Grover, Business Intelligence Analyst
> OANDA Corporation
> www: oanda.com www: fxtrade.com
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