[whatwg] Week Strings

jim at eatyourgreens.org.uk jim at eatyourgreens.org.uk
Fri Jun 19 05:11:22 PDT 2009

Getting the day of the week, in the Gregorian calendar, for a given date is
pretty straightforward. I thought we publihsed it online somehwere on the
Royal Observatory website, but I can't find it. However, wikipedia has the

Jim O'Donnell

Original Message:
From: K�i�tof �elechovski giecrilj at stegny.2a.pl
Date: Fri, 19 Jun 2009 13:39:55 +0200
To: Smylers at stripey.com, whatwg at lists.whatwg.org
Subject: Re: [whatwg] Week Strings

An algorithm to calculate the weekday of Jan.�1th given a year is not
obvious at all.  Just the opposite: the more obvious an external fact is,
the easier (and more appropriate) it is to incorporate it to the
specification because it does not cause any distraction from the main

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