[LEAPSECS] other ignored leap conventions

Steve Allen sla at ucolick.org
Fri Feb 24 14:32:08 EST 2012

On Fri 2012-02-24T19:14:08 +0000, Poul-Henning Kamp hath writ:

> In message <20120224164132.GA17265 at ucolick.org>, Steve Allen writes:

> >Today is the second sixth day before the end of

> >February, so today is leap day. I expect it is hard to find any

> >software which implements this as specified in the documents.


> Could you give an example of an application where it would make

> a difference ?

Tony Finch already noted the arrangement of church feasts. I suspect
any other application requires more knowledge of Latin than mine, and
is similarly restricted in its scope.

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