RE: Iranian Calendar

2004-05-16 Thread Omid K. Rad
On Sun, 15 May 2004, Behdad Esfahbod wrote: So we've reached a consensus on using Iranian Calendar for the term referring to the solar calendar in action in Tehran, right? So we forget about Jalali name, and call it Iranian Calendar, quite like Chinese, Japanese, and other countries. Iranian

Re: Iranian Calendar

2004-05-16 Thread Hooman Mehr
Hi Behdad, I have a question (targeting you and everybody else working on Persian locale projects such as .Net) The lunar Hijri calendar used in Iran is also an official calendar and is calculated independent from other Hijri calendars used in other islamic countries. It is an important

RE: Iranian Calendar

2004-05-16 Thread Behdad Esfahbod
On Sun, 16 May 2004, Omid K. Rad wrote: On Sun, 15 May 2004, Behdad Esfahbod wrote: So we've reached a consensus on using Iranian Calendar for the term referring to the solar calendar in action in Tehran, right? So we forget about Jalali name, and call it Iranian Calendar, quite like

Re: Iranian Calendar

2004-05-16 Thread Behdad Esfahbod
Hi Hooman, Thanks for the question. I go with Iranian Islamic Calendar. I think Primary/Secondary and Solar/Lunar are both very bad names. And Islamic makes sense since that's what this calendar is called in English, so ours is the *Iranian* Islamic Calendar. And then Iranian Calendar and

Re: Iranian Calendar

2004-05-16 Thread C Bobroff
On Sun, 16 May 2004, Hooman Mehr wrote: The lunar Hijri calendar used in Iran is also an official calendar and is calculated independent from other Hijri calendars used in other islamic countries. It is an important calendar, since it determines half of the holidays on our calendar. We also

RE: Iranian Calendar

2004-05-16 Thread Omid K. Rad
Title: Message On Sun, 16 May 2004, C Bobroff wrote: On Sun, 16 May 2004, Hooman Mehr wrote: The lunar Hijri calendar used in Iran is also an official calendar and is calculated independent from other Hijri calendars used in other islamic countries. It is an important calendar, since it

RE: Iranian Calendar

2004-05-16 Thread C Bobroff
On Sun, 16 May 2004, Omid K. Rad wrote: Iranian Calendar is okay IMHO, but I like the Persian Calendar better for the name of the calendar system, since it covers more countries. In Iran we use the Iranian subtype of the Persian calendar, and in Afghanistan the Jalali subtype is used. I don't

RE: Iranian Calendar

2004-05-16 Thread Behdad Esfahbod
On Sun, 16 May 2004, C Bobroff wrote: On Sun, 16 May 2004, Omid K. Rad wrote: Iranian Calendar is okay IMHO, but I like the Persian Calendar better for the name of the calendar system, since it covers more countries. In Iran we use the Iranian subtype of the Persian calendar, and in

Re: Iranian Calendar

2004-05-16 Thread Behdad Esfahbod
On Sat, 15 May 2004, Roozbeh Pournader wrote: On Sat, 2004-05-15 at 14:36, Behdad Esfahbod wrote: Just trying to close an item in the long open agenda of the list. So we've reached a consensus on using Iranian Calendar for the term referring to the solar calendar in action in Tehran,

Re: Iranian Calendar

2004-05-16 Thread Behdad Esfahbod
On Sat, 15 May 2004, Hamed Malek wrote: On Sat, 2004-05-15 at 14:36, Behdad Esfahbod wrote: Hi, Just trying to close an item in the long open agenda of the list. So we've reached a consensus on using Iranian Calendar for the term referring to the solar calendar in action in Tehran,

Re: Iranian Calendar

2004-05-16 Thread Behdad Esfahbod
On Sat, 15 May 2004, C Bobroff wrote: Can you please be sure to mention in the documentation somewhere also about the Shaahanshaahi calendar and how to convert and what's its official name was and abbreviations, if any? That will be nice if that system also makes its way into online

RE: Iranian Calendar

2004-05-16 Thread Behdad Esfahbod
Well, this calendar is used in Iran, is computed with Iranian rules. Afghan calendar is completely different. Something no body said is the Tajik people. I've heard they use the same calendar, is it right? On Sun, 16 May 2004, C Bobroff wrote: On Sun, 16 May 2004, Behdad Esfahbod wrote:

RE: Iranian Calendar

2004-05-16 Thread C Bobroff
On Sun, 16 May 2004, Behdad Esfahbod wrote: Something no body said is the Tajik people. I've heard they use the same calendar, is it right? Hang on a few days. I'll ask. -Connie ___ PersianComputing mailing list [EMAIL PROTECTED]

RE: Iranian Calendar

2004-05-16 Thread C Bobroff
On Sun, 16 May 2004, Omid K. Rad wrote: http://emr.cs.iit.edu/home/reingold/calendar-book/second-edition/CIIT.ht ml Thanks. I took a look. Perhaps the Islamic calendars should provide the time as well as the date and also say which time zone/region the calendar is referring to. I guess this

Miscellaneous web issues

2004-05-16 Thread C Bobroff
Thanks to Peter, I finally got the Tajik project going (although under construction!) here: http://depts.washington.edu/yekruz/dialects/dialectsOfPersian.html I've had a lot of problems and I'm throwing them at you for your kind perusal and discussion of any points: 1. When viewed on WinXP/IE6,

Re: Iranian Calendar

2004-05-16 Thread Hooman Mehr
Hi Behdad, Very good. Agreed to Iranian Calendar and Iranian Islamic Calendar. Hooman On May 17, 2004, at 12:01 AM, Behdad Esfahbod wrote: Hi Hooman, Thanks for the question. I go with Iranian Islamic Calendar. I think Primary/Secondary and Solar/Lunar are both very bad names. And Islamic makes