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From Mark Thornton <mthorn...@optrak.co.uk>
Subject Re: Sum of time
Date Thu, 19 Jul 2007 07:37:52 GMT
Dmitri Pissarenko wrote:
> On 7/18/07, Raymond Kroeker <raymond@thinkparity.com> wrote:
>> Can I ask why you wouldn't store the duration as a simple bigint
>> representing the number of seconds/milliseconds?
>
> This field must have time type because a report is based on it. The
> report is done with Crystal Reports and I need the duration to be
> printed as hours, minutes and seconds (01:30:40), not as
> seconds/milliseconds.
Your approach may fail if the duration reaches or exceeds 24 hours. 
Attempting to set a time field to a value greater than 24 hours often 
results in an exception.

Mark Thornton


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