Subject Re: Panic with Date....
Author mk_delphi
...but I am not able to read the data!
Also IBConsole are not able, how to
recover my gdb?
Best regards..

--- In ib-support@y..., Helen Borrie <helebor@t...> wrote:
> At 03:24 PM 16-09-02 +0000, you wrote:
> >I write -700000 for my error!!
> >but why FB will accept this date?
> Because it stores dates as numbers and Delphi's AsDateTime
> method calculates by numbers. -700000 is simply 700000 days
before date
> zero so, in your case, I guess Delphi passed it the number it
> for the date that was midnight 30 December 1899 minus 700000 days.
> and IB don't use the same date as date 0, btw. I think InterBase
> start going negative at 18 November 1858.
> heLen