RE: bit notation in ISO-8859-x is wrong

From: Jon Hanna (
Date: Tue Oct 12 2004 - 15:04:11 CST

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    > But for certain purposes e.g. historical astronomical
    > calculations (used
    > for establishing chronology from records of eclipses etc) the year
    > numbers used are effectively negative numbers (and zero) AD.

    The proleptic Gregorian calendar is more often used with the terms CE or EV
    - whether anyone in particular is our Lord is not for astronomers to opine

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