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Re: Server going away after a few seconds
Posted by: Rick James
Date: April 12, 2016 07:51PM

> Me: this field also needs to contain some text when the year isn't exact, such as 'Unknown'

Use the datatype YEAR, and have it be NULL. Then filter as you do data entry -- if it looks like a year, store it, else store NULL.

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