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Re: please verify

From: Pádraig Brady
Subject: Re: please verify
Date: Tue, 06 Oct 2009 15:57:31 +0100
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Philip Rowlands wrote:
> On Mon, 5 Oct 2009, Chandan Kumar wrote:
>> I am getting some faults while doing CAL command,
> cal is not part of GNU coreutils.
>> i.e. i am getting some leap years in case of non-leap years i.e. the
>> years like 1000,500,1500,1700 etc
> 1700 is a leap year, and leap years predating 1582 (the adoption of the
> Gregorian Calendar) depend which calendar you're talking about.

The Gregorian calendar was adopted at various times.
`cal` assumes the British empire (including eastern US), so 1752:
Thus 1700 is a leap year as it uses the old Julian rule of divisible by 4


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