[lug] Remember Y2K?

Jeremy Hinegardner jeremy at hinegardner.org
Mon Feb 24 18:54:06 MST 2014

On Mon, Feb 24, 2014 at 05:10:38PM -0700, Bear Giles wrote:
> 'Week 53' isn't really that surprising if you're comfortable using week
> numbers - no more surprising than leap days.
> But doing math with the week number? You have to be careful - you could be
> off by a week if you don't remember that some years have 52 weeks and some
> years have 53 weeks and it's a complex pattern once you add leap years.
> Plus there's at least three standard versions. Start on Sunday, start on
> Monday, and I've seen businesses start on Wednesday.

And the ISO Week date: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ISO_week_date

  The ISO 8601 definition for week 01 is the week with the year's first
  Thursday in it.


 Jeremy Hinegardner                              jeremy at hinegardner.org 

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