Javascript isMysqlDate() function for form validation


I'm building a form that contains a text field for a date. This date needs to be entered in mysql format "yyyy-mm-dd". I'm looking for a function that will validate the text box date and return true if the date is valid and false if it isn't. Surprisingly after about 15 minutes of googling I can't seem to find anything that quite fits the bill.

Please could someone tell me how to write this function.

thanks very much
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erikTsomikSystem Architect, CF programmer Commented:
check this out . I think it will give you what you need

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xoundboyAuthor Commented:
Sorry for the delay - my wife just had a baby so I'm off work for a few days
xoundboyAuthor Commented:
thanks - I got it working now.
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