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Fixed #14320 - Add a note about lack of timezone support in MySQL. Th…

…anks RauntyDave for the suggestion, adamv for the patch.

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timgraham committed Dec 28, 2010
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@@ -360,6 +360,14 @@ Furthermore, if you are using a version of MySQL prior to 5.0.3, all of those
column types have a maximum length restriction of 255 characters, regardless
of whether ``unique=True`` is specified or not.
+DateTime fields
+MySQL does not have a timezone-aware column type. If an attempt is made to
+store a timezone-aware ``time`` or ``datetime`` to a
+:class:`~django.db.models.TimeField` or :class:`~django.db.models.DateTimeField`
+respectively, a ``ValueError`` is raised rather than truncating data.
.. _sqlite-notes:
SQLite notes

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