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Re: 'infinity'::timestamp not translated correctly

From: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Kristis Makris <kristis(dot)makris(at)datasoft(dot)com>
Cc: Hiroshi Inoue <Inoue(at)tpf(dot)co(dot)jp>, pgsql-odbc(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: 'infinity'::timestamp not translated correctly
Date: 2002-04-18 02:56:24
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I will try to apply it within the next 48 hours.


Kristis Makris wrote:
> > I don't think it's a good idea to rely on PostgreSQL's
> > *infinity* timestamp. As I already mentioned there's no
> > concept in ODBC's SQL_C_(TYPE_)TIMESTAMP type. However
> > psqlodbc driver seems to be able to return *infinity* as
> > SQL_C_CHAR and I've just changed the driver. Please try
> > the latest driver at
> I like the change. At least now there's something consistent we can rely
> on to interpret as "infinity".
> BTW: an hour of 24 is invalid. 23:59:59 may be a better choice.
> Thanks,
> -Kristis

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