Jamey Cribbs ha scritto:

> Here is an alternative to try:  define this field in the table as a 
> String field instead of a Date field.  Select's will still work pretty 
> much the same way because, for example:
> 
>    2005-05-25 > 2005-05-24
> 
> and
> 
> Date.new(2005,05,25) > Date.new(2005,05,24)
> 
> are both true.  In other words, Strings formatted similarly to the way 
> Date's look compare the same way.
> 
> Give this a try and see if you see a speed improvement.  I have tried it 
> and have seen dramatic improvements.
> 
> Let me know how it goes.

why don't use a Time object?