[NTG-context] Translaing ConTeXt interface to Arabic

Hans Hagen pragma at wxs.nl
Sun Jun 22 18:25:17 CEST 2008


Khaled Hosny wrote:
> On Fri, Jun 20, 2008 at 08:13:37PM -0600, Idris Samawi Hamid wrote:
>> On Fri, 20 Jun 2008 20:03:10 -0600, Idris Samawi Hamid  
>> <ishamid at colostate.edu> wrote:
>>
>>> On Fri, 20 Jun 2008 19:11:57 -0600, Khaled Hosny <khaledhosny at eglug.org>
>>> wrote:
>>>
>>>>> Not to mention Saudi Arabia, which uses the lunar months...
>>>>>
>>>> But I think this another issue of its own, since SA uses Hijri not
>>>> Georgian calender, do we have support for lunar based hijri calender?
>>> Good point. I'll try to find a conversion algorithm...
>> http://www.codeproject.com/KB/datetime/hijrigregorianclass.aspx
> 
> The guy here claims to have a better algorithm than others
> http://ojuba.org/wiki/doku.php/hijra/, it is written completely in
> python. I didn't compare it with others myself, though.

i see this as reference in converter code ...

Calendrical Calculations, by Nachum Dershowitz and
  Edward M. Reingold, Software --- Practice & Experience, p 899--928.




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