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Re: Hijri Library

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I think you can use the the Hijri code in ITL project , its work and
its based on Um Al-Qura (official Hijri calendar in .sa and maybe in
other countries)


On Wed, 26 Nov 2003 04:46:26 -0800 Roozbeh Pournader <roozbeh at sharif dot edu>
>Just for the record:
>1. Neither me nor Behdad is interested in prayer times. We are only
>interesting in official Hijri calendars of the countries who do
>have an
>official Hijri calendar. We believe a library implementing those
>calendars has a good chance to get incorporated in mainstream Linux
>distribution like Red Hat, while a prayer times tool doesn't have
>2. We are still waiting for the result of an Iranian government
>for a free specification and a free reference implementation for
>Solar and Lunar Hijri calendars. Until then, we can't contribute
>but we can work on the the common infrastructure. (I am not on the
>'general' mailing list, only on 'developer', so I appreciate if
>discussion about this moves there or a new mailing list gets created
>the issue.)
>Thanks for re-raising the issue,
>On Wed, 2003-11-26 at 10:38, Nadim Shaikli wrote:
>> I hope the same guys that have had an interest in the Prayertime
>> (as there have been a number of threads on that topic on this
>> would look into this topic as well (it's semi-related).  I believe
>> are a number of Hijri libraries (and means to calculate them)
>out there;
>> it would be ideal if we can (akin to what is being done for the
>> effort) unify the Hijri library to a single instance and a single
>> Do please read this post,
>>   http://lists.arabeyes.org/archives/developer/2003/May/msg00053.html
>> Can we list out the various implementations out there so that
>a few people
>> could take up the task of collecting the code and dissecting the
>> used ?  The ITL project, again, is meant to cradle such topics/issues.
>> Salam.
>>  - Nadim
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