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From: jnc@mercury.lcs.mit.edu (Noel Chiappa)
To: coff@tuhs.org
Cc: jnc@mercury.lcs.mit.edu
Subject: Re: [COFF] What does your "cal" show?
Date: Fri,  3 Sep 2021 09:06:09 -0400 (EDT)	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20210903130609.939BF18C0B8@mercury.lcs.mit.edu> (raw)

    > From: Dave Horsfall

    > What does "cal 9 1752" show on your boxes?

Given that the source:

  https://minnie.tuhs.org//cgi-bin/utree.pl?file=V6/usr/source/s1/cal.c

has been in C since at least V6, I'd be rather surprised if on other
machines it did anything other than what those of us who were paying
attention read in the documentation:

  https://minnie.tuhs.org//cgi-bin/utree.pl?file=V6/usr/man/man6/cal.6

back then: "Try September 1752."

Get off my lawn.

	Noel

PS: Said documentation already notes that it won't work in most counries:
"The calendar produced is that for England and her colonies." For more
fun with calendates, check out the Japanese Lunar-Solar Calendar:

  http://www.chiappa.net/~jnc/prints/calendar.html
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             reply	other threads:[~2021-09-03 13:34 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 16+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-09-03 13:06 Noel Chiappa [this message]
  -- strict thread matches above, loose matches on Subject: below --
2021-09-02 22:10 Dave Horsfall
2021-09-02 23:40 ` Tom Manos
2021-09-02 23:40 ` Greg 'groggy' Lehey
2021-09-03  0:03   ` Nemo Nusquam
2021-09-03  0:54     ` Grant Taylor via COFF
2021-09-03  1:10       ` Greg 'groggy' Lehey
2021-09-03  4:58         ` Dave Horsfall
2021-09-03  0:58     ` Greg 'groggy' Lehey
2021-09-03  4:47     ` Dave Horsfall
2021-09-03  9:28 ` Tom Ivar Helbekkmo via COFF
2021-09-08 10:24   ` Tony Finch
2021-09-08 13:25     ` Dave Horsfall
2021-09-08 20:36       ` Warner Losh
2021-09-08 22:52         ` Adam Thornton
2021-09-04 14:03 ` Thomas Paulsen

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