Changes between Version 2 and Version 3 of CalendarSystems


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Timestamp:
28/07/06 13:43:58 (13 years ago)
Author:
domlowe
Comment:

Found out a bit more about calendars.

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  • CalendarSystems

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    33In CSML we need to support various calendar systems to describe temporal data. 
    4 We are using the currently CDAT's cdms.cdtime module for manipulating times and dates within various calendars. This seems to work well and offers support for the following calendars: 
     4We are using the currently CDAT's cdtime module for manipulating times and dates within various calendars. This seems to work well and offers support for the following calendars: 
    55(these definitions are copied verbatim from [http://esg.llnl.gov/cdat/cdms_html/cdms-3.htm CDAT documentation]). 
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    4747So the only CF calendar that isn't handled by cdtime is the all_leap (a.k.a. 366_day) calendar. 
    4848The sensible thing to do would be to try and provide support for this as a new calendar within the cdtime module.  
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     50Update: cdtime also has clim, climleap and clim360 calendars. 
     51And CF allows definition of non standard calendars.