Todd Benson wrote:
> On Dec 2, 2007 2:44 AM, Mike Mr. <saltydog4791 / gmail.com> wrote:
>> since sometimes it will be a single digit and sometimes a double digit,
>>
>> filename = "November 15, 2007.mp3"
>> puts "Wed, " + ( filename[0,3]) + ( filename[-12,2])
> 
> You could make your life easy by using a Date object and the #parse 
> method...
> 
> str = "November 15, 2007.mp3"
> date_str = str.split('.')[0]
> d = Date.parse(date_str)  ##### parse it
> puts d.strftime "%a, %e %b %Y.mp3" ##### output it the way you want
> 
> You can add other formats too (see #strftime and look at the source)
> Todd

Thank you so much Todd.  I integrated your code successfully and it 
works great.  Kudos to all of you who lent me a hand.

Warm regards,

Mike

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