Thread: About Gregorian calendar code

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    Mexico City

    Question About Gregorian calendar code

    Hello all.
    First of all, I would like to make clear that this in not a C programming question, but it has to do with it.

    About a year a go I made a program in C that computes the day of the week of a particular date, after christ.

    I wanted to have this program running, but not in a computer; instead, in a mechanical machine. With a little time, I solved the thing with 2 small concentric discs. The discs are marked with CENTURIES, YEARS, MONTHS, and DAYS. All you have to do is rotate the discs in a manner so that you can compute the day of the week by watching trought a little hole in one of them. Unfortunately, you can compute dates only and only if the date is between 1600 and 2000.

    Now the question is: Would someone be interested in buying such a thing and hang it on the wall of his/her home?
    I live in Mexico City, and no one here is interested in nowing the day of the week he or she was born, or when a particular date is Saturday or Sunday ????

    But, maybe if I go to the piramids of Teotihuacan, and offer this thing to the foreing people that comes to my country to see something curious, maybe I would have some luck. What do you think ????
    Last edited by Dave_Sinkula; 10-06-2006 at 07:54 PM. Reason: Removed color. (All emphasis = no emphasis.)
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    pwns nooblars
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    This has nothing to do with C programming. Also there is a General discussion board that would be better suited for this. Although, I would have to check but I this may fall into the advertisement rule.

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    7. It is easier to write an incorrect program than understand a correct one.
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    Market it as a genuine Aztec, Spanish, etc artefact, whichever one they like the sound of better, and surely someone will buy it eventually.

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