Subject Re: [firebird-support] Re: Hourly rate
Author Lester Caine
Martijn Tonies wrote:

>>I use TIME for hours and minutes and cast to TIME when I want to display
>>a duration as hours and minutes. Days just being multiples of 24 hours (
>>or what ever you want for the Martian clock ;) )
> But not a duration > 24 hours, I guess? As you are misusing the type... but
> you know it ;)

Yes a duration > 24 hours. It may be misusing the type, but I keep
getting told - it's just numbers stored internally.
Arithmetic on dates and times works nicely with days and fractions of
days. better than where the times are stored as multiples of seconds :(

Lester Caine
L.S.Caine Electronic Services
Treasurer - Firebird Foundation Inc.