[Lazarus] OT: Cute little toy program

Terry Haimann terry at haimannonline.com
Sat Sep 15 23:26:21 CEST 2012

On 09/14/2012 12:22 PM, Mark Morgan Lloyd wrote:
> Terry Haimann wrote:
>> Wrote a toy app that calculates time/date on Mars.  Note as written 
>> it won't work under Windows.  I didn't see a way to write a generic 
>> routine to get the Time- Zone.  I ended up running an external 
>> process using the Linux Date Program.
>> www.HaimannOnline.com/Astronomy/MartianTime.zip
> Is that the time zone on Earth or on Mars? :-) There was discussion 
> recently on getting uncorrected UTC time which concluded that it was 
> much easier on unix than on Windows, in practice I usually delegate as 
> much as possible to a backend database.
Yes Earth Time Zone.  No database in this app.  I need to know the time 
on earth to calculate time on Mars.  Sorry about the slow resoponse, I 
am at a star party.

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