Oracle ERP BI Publisher default value for date in data template


I would like to know the  format for the default date in a parameter in the data template.

 <parameter name="FROM_DATE" dataType="date" defaultValue="1951-01-01"/>
     <parameter name="TO_DATE" dataType="date" defaultValue="4712-01-01"/>

I have tried different formats, but I get errors, here is the part of the log:

SQLException ORA-06550 pls-00193 Encountered the symbol "." when expecting one of the following  ....
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Muhammad Ahmad ImranDatabase DeveloperCommented:
default format
meagain0707Author Commented:
I have tried that too. I get
Calling XDO Data Engine ...
java.text.parseException: unparseable date: "01-JAN-1951"
meagain0707Author Commented:
The correct format is:


Found out here:

All is working thanks.

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meagain0707Author Commented:
I found the answer.
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