On Sat, 1999-10-09 07:32:05 -0000, Mark-Jason Dominus wrote:
> unix_timestamp fails for dates before 1970.
> I don't have one yet.
And there won't be one, because Unix timestamps, or better called Unix
epochs (to better distinguish them from the datetime display format of
MySQL's timestamp fields), are only defined for dates starting with
If MySQL can handle negative epoch values in some cases, this can be
considered to be an accidental side effect of the current
implementation, but it's no defined behaviour you can rely on!
Martin Ramsch <m.ramsch@stripped> <URL: http://home.pages.de/~ramsch/ >
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