[Edinburgh-pm] [bug #4] 4th Thursday scheduling
robrwo at gmail.com
Sun Dec 13 05:49:50 PST 2009
On Sun, Dec 13, 2009 at 12:08 PM, Murray <perl at minty.org> wrote:
> I note that the 4th Thursday of December this year is 24th. Indeed, 4th
> Thursday of every December is likely to clash with the traditional
> Pagan^^^^^Christian holiday.
> I perhaps should keep my mouth shut, given my recent attendance record,
> but maybe those who operate under the mystic cloud of heresy might have
> things to say on the matter?
> Monday 21st is the shortest day. In so much as heresy and drinking are
> best done during the dark hours, perhaps this might be a suitable
> alternative date?
> Wikipedia also mentions that Festivus is often celebrated on 23rd,
> although this is only 86400 seconds better than the 4th Thursday, so
> perhaps not enough distance to merit summoning up the Heretical spirits?
Well, Festivus isn't limited to a particular date---that's just the
date it happened on Seinfeld.
But I'm flexible.
> Patches welcome.
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