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Re: Best and Worst Nodes of The last month / year

by Happy-the-monk (Canon)
on Jan 10, 2005 at 10:15 UTC ( #420866=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Best and Worst Nodes of The last month / year

As gaal mentioned a Hebrew term, there is a German term "Kalenderjahr", meaning things like 2004, 2005, or even 5702, 532 and the likes, covering roughly 365 days with a fixed start and end day like, in most cases, 1 January.

But since at any anniversary people supposedly remember the year that's passed since the last one, a year is any about 365-dayish span and need not be a specific calendar-centric year bosting a name like 2004 or 2005.

Cheers, Sören

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Re^2: Best and Worst Nodes of The last month / year
by Mutant (Priest) on Jan 10, 2005 at 15:27 UTC

    Well, in English, there is the (remarkably similar) term "calender year", having exactly the same definition as "Kalenderjahr", ie. to differentiate between the period of a year (2 points in time roughly 365 days apart) and an actual year, eg. 2005.

      There is also the "fiscal year"/"calendar year" difference, which has nothing to do with a duration... Gotta love English? Hence I avoid the "calendar year" phrase and just refer to fiscal years when needed. When something "takes a year", calendar year is implicit.

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