Date Conversion problem: Date == 2079/12/31

Dan Bishop danb_83 at yahoo.com
Tue Aug 20 03:59:48 CEST 2002


"Bradley D. Larson" <blarson at crary.com> wrote in message news:<mailman.1029764847.11583.python-list at python.org>...
> I have been using Python to supplement an MRP called Fourth Shift
> with great success until now....
> 
> Fourth Shift utilizes 2079/12/31 as the "end of time" for items that
> do not expire.  Unfortunately the python "time" lib does not handle
> this date.  I have attempted to convert the date to something else
> in the sql call (eg. to_date(out_date,'YYYYMMDD')) but this does
> not appear to be supported in the Fourth Shift ODBC/DB calls.
> 
> Does anyone know if this date is pushed back farther in python 2.2?
> 
> Or do you know of a work around...

All you need is a Date class that's independent of the "time" module. 
There's one in the Python demo folder, or you could use mine
(http://forums.delphiforums.com/infinite_loops/messages/?msg=2579.1).



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