RE: [PHP-DEV] RE: [PHP-DB] PHP and MySQL queries...Agreed.
Personally, I refuse to keep date values in fields that are not DATE fields
of some kind. Too much trouble.

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  -----Original Message-----
  From: Robinson, Mike [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]]

  Mysql permits all manner of formats for date/time storage,
  and a whole slew of functions for retrieving date/time
  info in useful, meaningful ways.

  For me, parsing date/time stuff before an insert or after a
  select is just plain bad practice, IMHO, when the data can go
  in and out in the format required without parsing, particularly
  with resource-costly tools like regex and the like.

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