[wp-hackers] Re: "WP Queries - a short review"

Kimmo Suominen kimmo+key+wordpress.c4f53f at suominen.com
Mon Jun 6 13:27:25 GMT 2005

On Mon, Jun 06, 2005 at 01:26:03PM +0200, Martin Geisler wrote:
> On the topic of the table schemas for WordPress, could someone explain
> to me why the posts has both a post_date and post_date_gmt field?

I think it is so that permalinks are actually permalinks, even if you
change the time offset.  If only UTC was stored, when you adjust the
time offset for DST, posts around midnight might have their permalink
changed to another date.

+ Kim
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