Rob Speer on 9 Feb 2002 00:18:52 -0000

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Re: spoon-discuss: the Clock is there for a reason...

On Fri, Feb 08, 2002 at 06:01:23PM -0500, Eric Gerlach wrote:
> On Fri, 8 Feb 2002, Rob Speer wrote:
> > Ah ha. Would someone remind me why we made ndays one-based? Nday 7
> > should be three days before the end of the week, not nday 8.
> Because the weeks were one based and the says were zero-based, and people
> were complaining about it?  I'll admit, it was my proposal... but we all
> voted for it, didn't we?

I didn't.

I don't see why one-based nweeks would be a problem. The nweeks never
"start over". The displayed "nweek 0", the original ruleset, has no
ndays. So there's no reason to consider the starting value for nweeks
and ndays simultaneously.

Rob Speer