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From Ben Laurie <...@algroup.co.uk>
Subject Re: [seriously offtopic] Re: Bypassing Cocoon formatting for certainbrowsers
Date Mon, 07 Feb 2000 18:03:01 GMT
Niclas Hedhman wrote:
> 
> Donald Ball wrote:
> 
> > 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? :)
> 
> Unfortunately, 0 doesn't exist.
> 
> 3BC -> 2BC -> 1BC -> 1AD -> 2AD -> 3AD

Duh.

-2 AD (== 3BC) -> -1 AD (== 2BC) -> 0 AD (== 1BC) -> 1AD (== 0BC) -> 2AD
(== -1 BC).

What's so hard about that?

Cheers,

Ben.

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