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From:Martijn Tonies Date:October 25 2005 6:44am
Subject:Re: Date storage format
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>Can anyone tell me what advantages there are in keeping dates and times in
a MySQL DateTime field, as opposed to storing its >string equivalent in a
Varchar field ?

Decent sorting, validity checking, being able to use the DATE and TIME
functions etc etc...

With regards,

Martijn Tonies
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