[Mono-list] Small-medium project

Dick Porter dick@ximian.com
21 Jul 2001 18:19:51 +0100

On 20 Jul 2001 23:20:31 +0200, Duco Fijma wrote:
> Miguel de Icaza wrote:
> > 
> > I ran into an interesting class while trying to bootstrap the
> > mono-interpreter, the class is `System.DateTime'.
> > 
> > For now I have just put a blank implementation (so I can get things
> > going).
> Of course, as Miguel said, we have to apply corrections from the current
> Gregorian calender to earlier calenders (that differ per
> country/region).

Is DateTime expected to cope with lunar calendars (such as the Chinese),
or even Islamic ones (which are based on lunar _observations_ - a cloudy
night can cause events like the start of a month to be delayed, and
which has years roughly 11 days shorter than the Gregorian calendar)?

- Dick