Comfort Eagle wrote:

> What is the best Date format for working with dates in ruby & mysql?

As to MySQL, you really need to stick to a strict date format of yyyy-mm-dd.
This is MySQL's date format when shown in plain text.

> I have a recurring task that once complete I want to update the db to
> reflect the next time to do it.
> 
> "2006-11-30" as a string ends up being just "2006".

This didn't happen by magic, you created it with some code. If you show us
the code, we will show you the magic.

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