>>>>> "Oystein" == Oystein Grovlen <ystein> writes:
Oystein> Prafulla wrote:
>> I found these two different field types for
>> date. Can someone tell me the difference between these two ?
Oystein> MYSQL_TYPE_DATE is obsolete, it represented the DATE type used before
Oystein> MySQL 5.0.
MySQL can handle both date types. For any new table, or if you do
ALTER TABLE, MYSQL_TYPE_NEWDATE is used.
The only difference is that MYSQL_TYPE_DATE takes 4 bytes while
MYSQL_TYPE_NEWDATE takes 3 bytes to store.