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From: Le Wang <l26wang@gmail.com>
To: Orgmode Mailing List <emacs-orgmode@gnu.org>
Subject: Re: org-contacts and dates before 1970
Date: Mon, 23 May 2011 20:05:08 +0800	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <BANLkTimnZcfWzpBbKB9U8oUw-b6hAxxFQA@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <87ipt2ipdg.fsf@ucl.ac.uk>

On Mon, May 23, 2011 at 2:03 AM, Eric S Fraga <e.fraga@ucl.ac.uk> wrote:
> Le Wang <l26wang@gmail.com> writes:
>> On Thu, May 19, 2011 at 1:46 PM, Le Wang <l26wang@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>> Is it possible to specify birthdays without year?  I often want to jot
>>>>> down someone's birthday so I'm not surprised next year, but don't want
>>>>> to ask them how old they are.  :)
>>>> Not really :(
>>> Fair enough.  I'll use 1900 as a place holder for now.
>> I'm seeing another issue now, where if any org contact has a birthday
>> pre 1970, I get the error "Bad sexp at line xxx ...".  Does this work
>> for anyone else?
>> I'm on Windows 7 runing native build of Emacs CVS and 23.2.1.  My
>> org-mode is less than a week old.
> This is probably related to the same problem as discussed in this
> thread:
> http://thread.gmane.org/gmane.emacs.orgmode/39206
> on the limitations of unix time (whether on Unix or not...).

Thanks for the pointer, Eric.  Most of that thread was over my head.
AFAIK, there is no 64 bit version of Emacs on Windows, so I guess I'm

Just to clarify, diary-anniversary worked fine for my birthdays
pre-1970, but org-contacts can't?


  reply	other threads:[~2011-05-23 12:05 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 7+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2011-05-22 16:19 org-contacts and dates before 1970 Le Wang
2011-05-22 18:03 ` Eric S Fraga
2011-05-23 12:05   ` Le Wang [this message]
2011-05-23 18:26     ` Eric S Fraga
2011-08-22 11:59   ` Christoph Lange
2011-11-03 13:29     ` Christoph LANGE
2011-12-28 16:36       ` Bastien

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