[UPHPU] Why do forums use Int(11) for dates?

TJ Hunter tjhunter at gmail.com
Thu Apr 6 13:01:59 MDT 2006


On 4/6/06, Brandon Stout <hplsbyufan at imapmail.org> wrote:
>   1.  Why do people use Int(11) instead of Date fields?
>   2.  What is today in Int(11) date format?

It unix timestamp format. In my opinion, is the easiest way to deal
with dates with php+mysql.

see the php time() function

-TJ



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