Re: Why not 13 months? (Was La Systeme Metrique)

Edmund H. Ramm (
Fri, 13 Oct 1995 23:26:25 GMT (Bernie Adalem) writes:

> [...]
>So tell me, where is there a calendar that starts the week on Monday.

In Germany, for one. Saturday and Sunday represent the weekend.

>If it is all slavic speaking countries, than I should start looking there!

Could be. The Russian calendars I've seen also start the week with

>This I need to know because I'm always screwing my crontabs up,
>and so if I move to that country that starts the week on Monday,
>I can be correct again. Or do they alter the Un*x crontabs for
>machines in those countries? How does STMP work there?
>Do they then refer to Sunday as the 0th day, and then we can
>all work in harmony together!

Indeed, the Vixie cron I use on my machine recognizes both 0 and 7 as

rgds, Eddi

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