Bug #8488 a bigger DATETIME datatype
Submitted: 13 Feb 2005 13:31 Modified: 7 Sep 2009 4:09
Reporter: Federico Razzoli (OCA) Email Updates:
Status: Verified Impact on me:
None 
Category:MySQL Server: Data Types Severity:S4 (Feature request)
Version: OS:Any
Assigned to: CPU Architecture:Any
Triage: Needs Triage: D5 (Feature request)

[13 Feb 2005 13:31] Federico Razzoli
Description:
I would like to have a datatype to store ancient dates (even BC, if possible). Some other DBMSs allow this. Thanks.

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[7 Sep 2009 4:09] Susanne Ebrecht
Many thanks for writing a feature request.

Having AD/BC dates is reasonable to me.