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

From: Werner LEMBERG (
Date: Tue Oct 12 2004 - 15:26:16 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.

    Well, astronomers normally convert everything to Julian Day (JD)
    numbers, starting at January 1st, -4712 (this is -4713 BC), 12h.
    Today we have JD 2453291.


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