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The basic idea of this library is, that any date in any calendar system can be converted to a single number, which express the number of days since some fixed date in the past. libkal uses the so-called 'julianic date'(jd), that is used in Astronomy (not exactly).
[Sorry for my english, it's not very good. I hope, this will be understandable enough, thought.] INTRODUCTION The 'libkal' library provides support for converting dates between various calendary systems (currently only julianic, gregorianic, arabic and jewish ones) and some more related stuff. The basic idea of this library is, that any date in any calendar system can be converted to a sing more»
libkal (0.9.0-1) unstable; urgency=low * Initial release (Closes: #535461) * Added Makefile.diff patch to add install target to Makefile. -- أحمد المحمودي (Ahmed El-Mahmoudy) <email@example.com> Thu, 02 Jul 2009 10:21:23 +0300
What needs to be done: * more extensive testing. (Does anybody have some chronological tables ?) * adding new calendars: Mayan - could be quite easy. Egyptian, Coptic, Armenian - very nice calendars; have 12 months - each 30 days + 5 days extra at the end/ beginning of the year. Roman - the same as the julianic, but 754 years 'older'. The Calendar of the french revolution - s more»
Format-Specification: http://wiki.debian.org/Proposals/CopyrightFormat Upstream-Name: libkal Upstrea more»