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Re: Date/Time Types : internals

From: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Robert Haas <robertmhaas(at)gmail(dot)com>
Cc: Kevin Grittner <Kevin(dot)Grittner(at)wicourts(dot)gov>, cousinflo(at)free(dot)fr, pgsql-docs(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Date/Time Types : internals
Date: 2012-04-26 18:46:18
Message-ID: 11541.1335465978@sss.pgh.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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Robert Haas <robertmhaas(at)gmail(dot)com> writes:
> So which calendar are we using, Julian or Gregorian?

Gregorian.  I fail to see anyplace that suggests we use the Julian
calendar.  We do understand the Julian date system, which is something
entirely different with a confusingly similar name.  (Julian dates are
just a count of days since a reference point in 4713 BC.)

			regards, tom lane

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