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       Gcal - a program for calculating and printing calendars.


       gcal [[Option...] [%Date] [@File...]] [Command]


       Gcal  is a program similar the standard calendar programs BSD-‘cal and

       Gcal displays  hybrid  and  proleptic  Julian  and  Gregorian  calendar
       sheets,  respectively, for one month, three months or a whole year.  It
       also displays eternal holiday  lists  for  many  countries  around  the
       globe,  and  features a very powerful creation of fixed date lists that
       can be  used  for  reminding  purposes.   Gcal  can  calculate  various
       astronomical data and times of the Sun and the Moon for at pleasure any
       location, precisely enough for most civil purposes.  Gcal supports some
       other  calendar systems, for example the Chinese and Japanese calendar,
       the Hebrew calendar and the civil Islamic calendar, too.

       If Gcal is started without any options or commands, a calendar  of  the
       current month is displayed.

       If  the  calendar  of a definite year is wanted, the year must be fully

            e.g.:  gcal 94

       displays a year calendar of the year 94, not of the year 1994.

       If two arguments are given in the  command  part,  the  first  argument
       denotes the month and the second argument denotes the year. In case any
       illegal commands are given running Gcal , the program will use internal


       You obtain more program information if you start Gcal as follows:

            gcal -h
            gcal -?
            gcal --help


            gcal -hh
            gcal -??
            gcal --long-help[=ARG]|[=?]
            gcal --usage[=ARG]|[=?]

       A  Hypertext  file  containing  detailed  online information
       should be available, which you can inspect using your GNU  Infobrowser.


Gcal Copyright (c) 1994, 95, 96, 1997, 2000 Thomas Esken

       This software doesn’t claim completeness, correctness or usability.  On
       principle I will not be liable for any damages or losses  (implicit  or
       explicit), which result from using or handling my software.  If you use
       this software, you agree without any exception to this agreement, which
       binds you LEGALLY !!

       Gcal  is  free  software  and  distributed  under the terms of the ‘GNU
       General Public License’; published by the ‘Free  Software  Foundation’;
       version 2 or (at your option) any later version.

       Any  suggestions,  improvements,  extensions,  bug  reports, donations,
       proposals for contract work, and so forth are  welcome!   If  you  like
       this tool, I’d appreciate a postcard from you!

       Enjoy it   =8^)


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  Thomas Esken               O     (/o-o\)     O  eMail:
  Im Hagenfeld 84                 ((  ^  ))       Phone: +49 251 232585
  D-48147 Muenster; Germany    \____) ~ (____/    MotD : 2old2live, 2young2die


       tcal(1), txt2gcal(1), gcal2txt(1), cal(1), calendar(1).

                                 June 14, 2000