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Greg Donald wrote:Yep. I apologize for the misunderstanding. I knew we were arguing the
> On Tue, Aug 31, 2010 at 2:41 PM, Robert Walker <li...@ruby-forum.com>
>> You're still missing my point entirely. We're talking about representing
>> a time with a Time object. It matters not whether you need to support
>> multi-timezone or not.
> I agree, you brought it up.
>> AFAIK there is no Ruby object that represents
> It's called a Fixnum, works great.
same side of the issue. It just took me a few tries to get to the heart
of the matter.
Fixnum (INTEGER) is exactly what I typically use as well (i.e. an offset
reu wrote:My original intent was an effort to explain this question in original
> Rails automatically appends a dummy date when you use the TIME type on
> your database. My point is: if you are using a time data type on your
> database, you are doing that exactly because you don't want the date
post. Rails is applying a "dummy date" because it must. However, that
time representation is subject to interpretation. And that depends on
what time zone Rails applies to that interpretation.
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