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Re: [bug-gawk] Manual glitch

From: arnold
Subject: Re: [bug-gawk] Manual glitch
Date: Tue, 20 Sep 2016 12:18:25 -0600
User-agent: Heirloom mailx 12.4 7/29/08


Thanks. I have slightly improved the description in the manual and will
push the change up the repo shortly.


Michel de Ruiter <address@hidden> wrote:

> Hi all,
> I read in the manual:
> "determining the week number is as specified by ISO 8601. (To wit: if
> the week containing January 1 has four or more days in the new year,
> then it is week one; otherwise it is week 53 of the previous year and
> the next week is week one.)"
> This is not completely true. In most cases it is not week 53 but week
> 52. It's just that it belongs to the *last* week of the previous year.
> Yes, ISO weeks can belong to the previous or next year.
> Shorter ways to summarize the ISO 8601 week number:
> - week 1 is the first week containing 4 or more days of the year
> - week 1 is the week containing the first Thursday
> - week 1 is the week containing January 4th
> ISO weeks start on Monday.
> Hope this helps!
> Groente, Michel.

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