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Re: format-date() and negative (BCE) dates

Subject: Re: format-date() and negative (BCE) dates
From: "John Lumley john@xxxxxxxxxxxx" <xsl-list-service@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 7 May 2014 20:11:30 -0000
Re:  format-date() and negative (BCE) dates
Whilst "Give us back our 11 days" was a lost cause, there was no way that the
'Revenue' were going to be allowed to benefit - hence the shift in the tax
year.

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> On 7 May 2014, at 21:04, "Michael Kay mike@xxxxxxxxxxxx"
<xsl-list-service@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>
> although as far as I can tell the usual year end
>> was employed, so that the years were measured in England (say) from
>> April 1st, not from the coronation or accession date.
>
> Actually Lady Day (25th March), which in the Gregorian calendar is 6th
April, which even today is the start of the UK tax year.
>
> Michael Kay
> Saxonica

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