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From "Paul Davies" <pdav...@cgocable.net>
Subject Re: [seriously offtopic] Re: Bypassing Cocoon formatting for certainbrowsers
Date Mon, 07 Feb 2000 05:30:12 GMT
Ha ha. The mathematicians just don't like the programmers having a first
century of 99 years; the calendar inconsequentially leaping from 1 B.C. to 1
A.D., no 0.

----- Original Message -----
From: "Donald Ball" <balld@webslingerZ.com>
To: <cocoon-dev@xml.apache.org>
Sent: Sunday, February 06, 2000 10:11 PM
Subject: [seriously offtopic] Re: Bypassing Cocoon formatting for
certainbrowsers


> On Mon, 7 Feb 2000, Niclas Hedhman wrote:
>
> > Donald Ball wrote:
> >
> > > Word. I hadn't realized they'd joined the 21st century. :).
> >
> > Neither has anyone of us.... Do your math  ;o)
>
> I have. 0-99 is the 1st century, 100-199 is the 2nd, ..., 2000-2999 is the
> 21st. Just like 00:00-01:00 is the 1st hour of the day, 01:00-02:00 is the
> 2nd, ..., 23:00-00:00 is the 24th hour of the day. Is there confusion
> about this? I thought this was a list of rational computer programmers? :)
>
> - donald
>
>


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