From: Nemo Nusquam <firstname.lastname@example.org> To: email@example.com Subject: Re: [COFF] What does your "cal" show? Date: Thu, 2 Sep 2021 20:03:20 -0400 [thread overview] Message-ID: <firstname.lastname@example.org> (raw) In-Reply-To: <20210902234058.GC60245@eureka.lemis.com> On 2021-09-02 19:40, Greg 'groggy' Lehey wrote: > On Friday, 3 September 2021 at 8:10:38 +1000, Dave Horsfall wrote: >> In 1752 we switched to the Gregorian calendar, with the peasants revolting >> (as if they weren't already) because they thought they'd lost 11 days of >> their lives. My understanding for the revolt -- though I cannot think of a reference offhand -- was that landlords charged a full month's rent for the reduced month. >> What does "cal 9 1752" show on your boxes? > Presumably the same as on yours: > > September 1752 > Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa > 1 2 14 15 16 > 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 > 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 > > I tried it on Apple and Linux box and got the same result, including > trailing spaces. In each case the man page indicates a derivation > from FreeBSD. Same on Solaris 10 with the following excerpt from the man page. NOTES An unusual calendar is printed for September 1752. That is the month 11 days were skipped to make up for lack of leap year adjustments. To see this calendar, type: cal 9 1752 N. > The real question is when 259 years ago today was. Well, we have the question every leap year on February 29. N. > Greg > -- > Sent from my desktop computer. > Finger email@example.com for PGP public key. > See complete headers for address and phone numbers. > This message is digitally signed. If your Microsoft mail program > reports problems, please read http://lemis.com/broken-MUA.php > > _______________________________________________ > COFF mailing list > COFF@minnie.tuhs.org > https://minnie.tuhs.org/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/coff _______________________________________________ COFF mailing list COFF@minnie.tuhs.org https://minnie.tuhs.org/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/coff
next prev parent reply other threads:[~2021-09-03 0:03 UTC|newest] Thread overview: 16+ messages / expand[flat|nested] mbox.gz Atom feed top 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 [this message] 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 2021-09-03 13:06 Noel Chiappa
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