Portable general timestamp format, not 2038-limited

Roger Miller roger.miller at nova-sol.com
Sat Jun 23 00:49:20 CEST 2007


On Jun 22, 10:33 am, James Harris <james.harri... at googlemail.com>
wrote:
> I have a requirement to store timestamps in a database. Simple enough
> you might think but finding a suitably general format is not easy.
> ...
> Any thoughts on a better way to do this? (Please reply-all. Thanks).
>
> --
> James


My rule of thumb in situations like this is "When in doubt store it as
text".  The one format I am pretty sure we will still be able to deal
with in 2039.

- Roger




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