• Subject: Re: Feb 29, 2000
  • From: Glenn Ericson <Glenn-Ericson@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 29 Sep 1999 15:27:15 -0400


James
Your right but if you invert the sequence of the steps and at the first true jump out and it works.

At 10:41 AM 9/29/99 -0700, you wrote:
>Joe,
>
>You're close. The rule(s) I learned are:
>1) divide by 4 = yes
>2) divide by 100 = no
>3) divide by 400 = yes
>
>So 1600 = yes, 1700 = no, 1800 = no, 1900 = no, 2000 = yes
>
>Joe Teff wrote:
>>
>> I thought the leap year rule stated that any year evenly divisible
>> by 4 was a leap year unless it was also evenly divisible by 400
>> and then it wasn't. That would make 1700, 1800 and 1900 leap
>> years, but 2000 wouldn't be. Yet everywhere I look, it shows a
>> Feb 29th in 2000 (calendars, PIM software, OS/400 date data
>> types, etc). I seem remember a thread on this list a while back
>> and it was stated that 2000 wasn't a leap year. Can anyone set
>> me straight here.
>>
>> Joe Teff
>>
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Glenn
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