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Re: phases-of-moon did not include fix for change of julian/gregorian ca


From: Edward M. Reingold
Subject: Re: phases-of-moon did not include fix for change of julian/gregorian calendar for dates < 15-OCT-1582
Date: 23 Jul 2007 12:27:29 -0500
User-agent: Gnus/5.09 (Gnus v5.9.0) Emacs/21.4

>>>>> "FS" == Frank Scherie <address@hidden> writes:

    FS> Hello, trying to figure out lunar phase for 26-APR-1336 gives in emacs

All dates are given on the Grgeorian calendar.  That is a feature, not a bug:
the adoption of the Gregorian calendar took place over many centuries, not all
at once as many people assume.


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