I’m getting annoyed with this datetime issue in sqlserver. That is,
not being able to use datetimes from before 1970 or after 2038. It’s
pretty difficult to not just do that, as we have more than two and a
half million books in a database, many of them written before 1970.
I’ve Googled around, but I really can’t seem to find that anyone has
taken this issue seriously and made some kind of fix.
I saw this one,
…but I don’t know what “Stick this in a plugin to use with Rails”
really means. I tried putting it in a file in lib and requiring it
on the model, then in environment.rb, but the code was never executed
(I put in a raise statement to let me know if it was).
Also, I saw this one,
…I applied the patch, but it made no difference.
Have you guys struggled with this, and have a fix for it? It bugs