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Leap Years and the Year 2000 C.E.
> On Thu, 2 Feb 1995, Mario M. Butter wrote:
> > On Wed, 25 Jan 1995, John Strauss wrote:
> > ... 2000 is also a leap year.
> > Corwyn
> ***bzzzt*** Sorry, but thank you for playing. The year 2000
> is not a leap year. Every now and then they have to skip one
> to get things back on track. (Anyone want to better explain it?)
> Kendrick, who really needs more sleep... ;-)
Kendrick is right. The rule is (more or less) that years which
are divisible by 4 and not by 400 are leap years; there is (IMSC)
an additional correction tossed in even less frequently than
every 400 years, but I'm switched if I can remember it.
Michael Fenwick of Fotheringhay, O.L. (Mike Andrews) Namron, Ansteorra
Pray for the repose of the soul of Katherine Godfrey (1955-1994),
much loved and greatly missed.