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From: Martijn van Beers
January 13, 2003 07:07
Message ID: 20030113150716.GA1667@erebor.copa.nl
On Mon, Jan 13, 2003 at 06:41:08AM -0500, Rich Bowen wrote:
> On Mon, 13 Jan 2003, Dave Rolsky wrote:
> > from/to_julian (or rata_die, I think), definitely, since without that it's
> > not interoperable with anything else.
> The more I read Calendrical Calculations, the more I like the rata_die
> concept, rather than the julian day concept. They are, of course, the
> same sort of thing, with an offset, but rata_die has the advantage of
> being what is used in many of the existing algorithms.
Could someone explain what exactly rata_die is, for us doing without
by Martijn van Beers