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From:Gavin Towey Date:March 5 2010 9:14pm
Subject:RE: Displaying date/time
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That's probably something best done in your presentation (app) layer.

If you must do this in mysql, then you'll probably want to write a stored function.

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From: Tompkins Neil [mailto:neil.tompkins@stripped]
Sent: Friday, March 05, 2010 10:27 AM
To: prabhat kumar
Cc: [MySQL]
Subject: Re: Displaying date/time


That is kind of what I'm looking for.  However I'd like to be able to
display the difference between date 1 and date 2 like

1d 2h 29min ago


On Fri, Mar 5, 2010 at 3:32 PM, prabhat kumar <aim.prabhat@stripped> wrote:

> Might be this will help you:
> there is a table called message with 3 colums - id, pubdate and message;
> You can get all messages from the last 5 minutes with the following
> example;
> SELECT TIMESTAMPDIFF(MINUTE, pubdate, now()), id, message from message
> where (TIMESTAMPDIFF(MINUTE, pubdate, now()) < 5);
> Thanks,
> On Fri, Mar 5, 2010 at 8:19 PM, Tompkins Neil <
> neil.tompkins@stripped> wrote:
>> Hi
>> I have a number of rows which have Date and Time data in.  I want to
>> display
>> in the following formats based on the systems current time
>> e.g under 1 hour 24min ago
>> e.g under 1 day 16h 29min ago
>> e.g over 1 day 1d 2h 29min ago
>> e.g over 1 week 1w 4d 2h 29min ago
>> How would this best be achieve using MySQL.
>> Thanks,
>> Neil
> --
> Best Regards,
> Prabhat Kumar
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