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Reg Ex for date validation

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Please give me some sample code that does validation for a date (mm-dd-yyyy) using reg ex.

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This is what can be done with regex.  However this does not prevent the 30th of February, for example.

(0[1-9]¦[12][0-9]¦3[01])\-(0[1-9]¦1[0-2])\-([12][0-9][0-9][0-9])
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Another one:
^(0[1-9]|1[012])[- /.](0[1-9]|[12][0-9]|3[01])[- /.](19|20)\d\d$
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