• Subject: Re: Feb 29, 2000
  • From: dhandy@xxxxxxxxxxx (Douglas Handy)
  • Date: Fri, 01 Oct 1999 15:35:05 -0400


>How is it that people in 1582 could figure out that an earth year was 365.2422
>days long?  

I have no idea ...

>BTW, IBM date data type accepts 10/10/1582 as a valid date.  Maybe we should 
>them to fix that???  <g>

Judging from the other responses, that may depend on what country you
live in.  So I can see why they just let all the dates be considered
valid.  I don't think I'll have any application failures over it!

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