one of the documented procedures in this installation of the ACS
ec_date_with_time_stripped   the_date
What it does:
Removes the time part of the date stamp (useful when using util_AnsiDatetoPrettyDate)
Defined in: /web/philip/tcl/ecommerce-utilities.tcl

Source code:

    if { [regexp {[^\ ]+} $the_date stripped_date ] } {
	return $stripped_date
    } else {
	# if the date isn't formatted like YYYY-MM-DD HH:MI:SS, then just return what we got in
	return $the_date