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Manual Reference Pages  -  ROMANDATE (1)

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NAME

RomanDate - Print the Roman date corresponding to a given Christian date.

CONTENTS

SYNOPSIS



  RomanDate [--args arg=value --args arg=value ...] [day month year]



    OPTIONS

There is only one option, namely args. This option can appears multiple times, each time followed by a string in the form arg=value. arg, value pairs are those of the as_string method of the Date::Roman class.

    ARGUMENTS

RomanDate can be invoked either with exactly three arguments or with none at all. In the first case, the argument must be numerical and are interpreted as the day, month and year number respectively. In the second case, the script prints the current date.

DESCRIPTION

This script is a utilization sample of Date::Roman. Given a Christian date, it prints on standard out the corresponding date in the Roman format (see the Date::Roman man page for more details about the Roman calendar).

EXAMPLES



  RomanDate 19 7 1961



prints a.d. XIV Kal. Aug. MMDCCXIV AUC.



  RomanDate --args words=complete --args auc=abbrev 19 7 1961



prints ante diem XIV Kalendas Augustas MMDCCXIV AUC



  RomanDate



prints the current date in the Roman form.

AUTHOR

Leo Cacciari, aka TheHobbit <thehobbit@altern.org>

COPYRIGHT AND DISCLAIMER

This software is Copyright 2002 by Leo Cacciari. This software is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the Perl Artistic License, either as stated in the enclosed LICENSE file or (at your option) as given on the Perl home site: http://www.perl.com/language/misc/Artistic.html

BUGS

I dont know if this qualify as a bug. Anyhow, the scripts oly accepts dates in the format day month year.

SEE ALSO

The Date::Roman man page.
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v. 1.06 ROMANDATE (1) a.d. XI Kal. Mai. MMDCCLV AUC

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