Parsing error

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I’m getting this error with JBidWatcher 1.0.2 and 1.0.3.pre2:

Wed Apr 02 00:38:25 CEST 2008: Error parsing date (Mar-30-08 ?15:50:00 PDT), setting to completed.
java.text.ParseException: Unparseable date: “Mar-30-08 ?15:50:00 PDT
at java.text.DateFormat.parse(
at AuctionServer.figureDate(Unknown Source)
at AuctionServer.figureDate(Unknown Source)
at ebayServer$ebayAuction.checkDates(Unknown Source)
at ebayServer$ebayAuction.parseAuction(Unknown Source)
at AuctionServer.loadAuction(Unknown Source)
at AuctionServer.reloadAuction(Unknown Source)
at AuctionEntry.update(Unknown Source)
at Auctions.doUpdate(Unknown Source)
at Auctions.doNextUpdate(Unknown Source)
at Auctions.check(Unknown Source)
at AuctionsManager.checkAuctions(Unknown Source)
at AuctionsManager.check(Unknown Source)
at Source)

and it do no take the new entries?

Has ebay changet its date format again?


Avatar jw2008 4 post(s)

The same for me, since March 2008. Any help someone?


Avatar oseurgos 1 post

I am a new user of jbidwatcher and am having the same problem. I am running Debian Linux (the ‘unstable’ branch) and used apt-get to install jbidwatcher. I appear to have the 1.0.2 .deb release of jbidwatcher, target site is

I am getting similar errors whenever I add an item… The program starts fine and I can add the auction, but as soon as I do I get a similar error. There is a screenshot available at this URL: