I need to check some file dates against the budgetary periods of our
company, to determine where those files get placed. I'm playing with the
Time.local object. I've proven that I can denote which budget period I'm
in by using the .between? method. But, I get this weird "octal digit"
error with some of my date entries.

irb(main):001:0> t = Time.local(2007,09,09,00,00)
SyntaxError: compile error
(irb):1: Illegal octal digit
t = Time.local(2007,09,09,00,00)
                      ^
(irb):1: Illegal octal digit
t = Time.local(2007,09,09,00,00)
                         ^

I don't get the error when I specify the following date. It doesn't seem
to like the month of September. (-;

irb(main):005:0> t = Time.local(2007,01,01,00,00)
=> Mon Jan 01 00:00:00 -0500 2007

Thanks,
Peter

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