Amphitheatre of Pompeii started 70BC - how do I enter the start date?

How do I enter 70BC for the start date of the Amphitheatre of Pompeii?

It doesn’t like a -ve in the year edit box.

Or am I about to get things thrown at me by the database date devs? :rofl:

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Just ask good ol’ Sophocles: https://beta.musicbrainz.org/artist/30ca43f6-fd7b-4d13-8017-9da6279fa048

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You don’t, yet. I have code in the works to support years BC, but it hasn’t been merged yet (we have a few that slipped through the forms somehow)

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So what happens with the date -070? I have just entered that for the theatre and although it looks a bit odd like this, it is displayed without error.

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@reosarevok - excellent. So you are ahead of my troublemaking. :joy:

@mfmeulenbelt - interesting. I tried padding it but -0070 didn’t work for me. Guess it needed exactly four characters. Nicely solved by asking Socrates. :+1:

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