Hi Don, Not being a climate guy I'm wondering what it means to convert a date/time from a calendar that tries to accurately model reality (e.g., Gregorian calendar) to a calendar that models a simplified reality (e.g., 360-day calendar). Then again, I guess at some point you have to think about how the climate models map to "real" time. However, I would think you'd want a continuous mapping. Doesn't the "360-date/time --> string --> Gregorian-date/time" mapping contain a number of discontinuities each year. Perhaps deciding on a mapping is something best left to the user? Ethan Don Murray wrote: > I don't think my previous solution will work. However, I would think > that it would be useful to convert a CalendarDate to a corresponding > Date object that would reference the same "time" (year, month, day, > hours, minutes, seconds, milliseconds) as the CalendarDate. The > approach I've taken in the IDV is to convert the CalendarDate to a > String and parse the String back to a Date. I realize it doesn't allow > you go do math, etc, but it's a way of converting from one calendar to > another. > > Don Ticket Details =================== Ticket ID: JDB-235822 Department: Support netCDF Java Priority: Urgent Status: Open
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