• Subject: Re: Year 300 bug in ILE RPG or ...?
  • From: Mani <mani@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 27 May 1998 14:45:45 -0700

Bruce:

Was the gregorian calendar put into place on Oct 15 1582? Moreover, what
happened to dates between Oct 4 1582 and Oct 15 1582? How are the missing
days accounted for?

Thanks,
Mani
At 12:19 PM 5/27/98 CDT, you wrote:
>This is one area where using dates prior to Oct 15 1582 becomes rather
>interesting.  If you were actually alive in 0300 you would have
>experienced Feb 29 0300 as back then the century rules did not apply.
>All centuries were leap years --  this is the significant change that
>took place when the Gregorian calendar was put into place.  Less
>significant (but potentially confusing) is that the day after October
>4 1582 (Julian) was October 15 1582 (Gregorian).
>
>Bruce Vining
>
>>
>>1) Year 300 did not show up as a leap year, which is true because years
>>100, 200 and 300 are not leap years.
>>
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