Re: please help updating calendar
On Mon, Sep 11, 2000 at 09:34:41PM -0700, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> On Sun, 10 Sep 2000, Julian Gilbey wrote:
> > On Sun, Sep 10, 2000 at 03:54:13AM +0300, Shaul Karl wrote:
> > > > If there are no fixed events then everything should go in the yearly
> > > > files.
> > >
> > > The events are fixed. The main point is that the Jewish calendar is based on
> > > the motion of the moon, so that a regular Jewish year is 354 days long (Yet
> > > there are years with an extra month and maybe other mechanisms to compensate
> > > for that). But as far as I know every Jewish event could be calculated in
> > > advance.
> > In this context, "fixed" = "have a set Gregorian date". So there are
> > no "fixed" events in the Jewish calendar.
> > Julian
> And events in the Wicca 'calendar' are based on the solstices and
> equinoxes and would not be fixed either.
Instead of doing this every year, why not write small programs to generate
a new Wiccan calendar and a new Jewish calendar (and parts of the Christian
calendar) each year? Not that I have the knowledge to do so . . .
David Starner - email@example.com
And crawling, on the planet's face, some insects called the human race.
Lost in space, lost in time, and meaning.
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