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Re: please help updating calendar



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

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