On Wed, 3 Apr 2002, Erik Price wrote: > On Wednesday, April 3, 2002, at 03:58 PM, Miguel Cruz wrote: >> Even if you don't happen to be getting the date out of MySQL, >> it can occasionally be easier to let MySQL do your date math since >> it has some nice functions for it (DATE_ADD, DATE_SUB, etc.). These >> things are hard to do quickly in PHP since you have to account for leap >> years. > > I'd actually like to use MySQL's builtin date formats, but I like the > timestamp that PHP uses (and I like what I can do with a timestamp in > the date() function) so I have been using VARCHAR(20) to hold the date > as a string. MySQL's TIMESTAMP is not the same thing as PHP's.
You can also convert back and forth between UNIX_TIMESTAMP and MySQL's native timestamp format as you please. miguel -- PHP General Mailing List (http://www.php.net/) To unsubscribe, visit: http://www.php.net/unsub.php