On Wed, 31 Jan 2001 06:43:05 +0900, Michael Neumann <neumann / s-direktnet.de> 
wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> Is there a "DateTime" class in Ruby, which can handle dates before 1970
> as well as storing the time?
> If I use Date from "date.rb" this will not store the time, and
> if I use Time this will raise an "time out of range" error when year is below 1970 (UNIX-date :(.


Most people don't seem to care about time when dealing with
dates a few hundred years old :-)

Just out of curiosity, what is the application that
requires this?

/\ndy