Mysql with Linq 2 Entities

I want to recieve all rows from a mysql table and got problems immedietly when adding a "created" field to the model. The created-field is a TIMESTAMP in mysql and appears to be a DateTimeOffset in the model. This give me bug-like-problem when reading the data. How am I possible to cast this field to a string or something?

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dingirAsked:
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AshokConnect With a Mentor Commented:
public static string TimestampToString(this System.Data.Linq.Binary binary)  
{
  byte[] binarybytes = binary.ToArray();  
  string result = "";  
  foreach (byte b in binarybytes)  
  {
    result += b.ToString() + "|";  
  }
  result = result.Substring(0, result.Length - 1);
  return result;  
}  

>>>>> There is one more >>>>  public static System.Data.Linq.Binary StringToTimestamp(this string s)

Read complete articel @ http://geekswithblogs.net/AndrewSiemer/archive/2008/02/11/converting-a-system.data.linq.binary-or-timestamp-to-a-string-and-back.aspx

HTH
Ashok
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dingirAuthor Commented:
Wow that was a hack..

However i seemed to fix it just by adjust connection string.. i will check it today and leave a  feedback
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dingirAuthor Commented:
Not really a solution but maybe it help someone else,
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