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Re: [Scheme-reports] Date/time package

On Fri, May 11, 2012 at 11:15 AM, John Cowan <cowan@x> wrote:
> Peter Bex scripsit:
>> It's probably sufficient to specify that the base-chronologies are
>> relative to *some* ("preferred"?) coordinated standard time, and
>> perhaps note that this is defined as UTC for all the predefined ones.
> Done.
>> Non-earth-based chronologies look like an ideal way to test the
>> generality of the proposal, but it's up to you to determine the
>> scope of the proposal.  Joda time doesn't seem to deal with these(?)
> Presumably the MTC chronology would have era (corresponding to a
> particular Mars mission), sol-of-era, minute-of-sol, second-of-minute,
> and instance fields.

I used to work on a web calendar system, and
during the Spirit mission had added an easter egg
where you could switch your timezone to Martian :)
I believe I used the Darian calendar.  We should
definitely make this possible in any Scheme date
library we standardize.


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