week starts at Sunday or Monday??

Janis.Papanagnou at varetis.de Janis.Papanagnou at varetis.de
Mon Oct 2 14:24:50 UTC 2000

>so my question is....
>now that I decided that days are niumbere 1 to 7,
>what is day 1 ???
>is it Sunday, or Monday?
>what is the Right Thing to do?

Your choice is ok.
One observation to add is about numbering/enumerating/counting in general:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, ... well - I've never heard about "the 0-st".
Enumerating starting with zero seems to have come in vogue with C, due to
the simpler address calculation (saves some micro seconds?).
Whether week starts with Monday or Sunday depends on the culture; this is
independent of any number assigned to it.


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