[TYPO3-core] RFC: #12652: Value Preview of empty timestamp shows "01-01-70 (-40 yrs) "
typo3-team-core at bruchmann-web.de
Mon Dec 7 12:39:32 CET 2009
>> Sorry for one silly, clearing question: is it possible to assign
>> negative values in date/timefields (date/time before 1970) ?
> Usually the field defined as int, not as unsigned. Thus you can put
> negative values there. PHP's date() will accept negative values
Ok, that's fine (There are some limits I think to remember, but much
more in the past).
> class. It does not accept negative time stamps. But this is a rare case.
I don't know much of the JS inside TYPO3, here Steffen perhaps is the
professional to consult.
> Still I think that using proper data types in the database is very
Yes, until now there are some faults in TYPO3.
> It is like using proper tool for the job and it is gives a
> good professional impression about the product.
In general yes, but most important the results have to be correct and
the restrictions have to be as low as possible. When the results can be
produced with the corresponding tools than it's perfect.
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