[development] Re-Thinking Events in Drupal

Robert Douglass rob at robshouse.net
Sun Mar 5 10:14:40 UTC 2006

So wait, you're confusing me. Which approach are you advocating? Db 
handled date/times, or timestamp()/PHP handled???

Dude, we can't continue to worship you if you're ambiguous ;-)

Adrian Rossouw wrote:
> On 05 Mar 2006, at 11:22 AM, Bèr Kessels wrote:
>> I think nearly all modules out there should try to rethink how / if  
>> they would
>> be if they were nothing more then bunch of a:
>>  Views and CCK definitions,  Views and CCK extensions and custom  logic.
> Yup.
> since we are doing the date type stuff now properly.
> how about we consider moving to actual in-database date fields  instead 
> of using timestamps.
> i quite like being able to use the database for my date handling.  Truth 
> be told, that is before
> I started using strtotime (which is by far the most useful function  in 
> php's date handling lib),
> and was dissillusioned at how horrible mysql's date handling is  
> compared to postgres.
> -- 
> Adrian Rossouw
> Drupal developer and Bryght Guy
> http://drupal.org | http://bryght.com

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