Re: PersianComputing Digest, Vol 21, Issue 6 (fwd)

2005-02-25 Thread Behdad Esfahbod
On Fri, 25 Feb 2005, Skip Tavakkolian wrote: I'm not sure how the date data type can be representation agnostic. What ever the OS provides (via a system call) is in reference to a starting point in some calendar. On UNIX systems, this is traditionally the number of seconds since January 1,

Re: The New Alef

2005-02-25 Thread Connie Bobroff
Quoting Behdad Esfahbod [EMAIL PROTECTED]: Smart! That can be useful in hex numbers written in Arabic script too. Indeed they want it to look like one letter, and don't want the Alef to be read as 1. Smart indeed! Put this on the list of

Re: PersianComputing Digest, Vol 21, Issue 13

2005-02-25 Thread mohsen ali momeni
Well, that's why I'm saying your implementation is not what MySQL people expect. The date data type is representation-agnostic itself, and AddDate, DateDiff, etc work with the date data type (at least in MySQL). What you need is functions to covert from internal date representation to