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org-parse-time-string: Describe time stamp matching behavior

* lisp/org-macs.el (org-parse-time-string): Document matching of
YYYY-MM-DD substring.

org-clock-special-range used to pass in <-50001-11-30 Tue 00:00> with
the expectation that the year would be parsed as -50001, not 0001.
Mention this YYYY-MM-DD format assumption in the docstring to help
avoid such cases.
Kyle Meyer 1 year ago
1 changed files with 3 additions and 1 deletions
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@@ -1112,7 +1112,9 @@ nil, just return 0."
 If time is not given, defaults to 0:00.  However, with optional
 NODEFAULT, hour and minute fields are nil if not given.
-Throw an error if S in not a valid Org time string.
+Throw an error if S does not contain a valid Org time string.
+Note that the first match for YYYY-MM-DD will be used (e.g.,
+\"-52000-02-03\" will be taken as \"2000-02-03\").
 This should be a lot faster than the `parse-time-string'."
   (unless (string-match org-ts-regexp0 s)