Calendar program dates

Malcolm Kay malcolm.kay at
Thu Aug 21 08:34:17 PDT 2003

On Thu, 21 Aug 2003 22:48, Charles Howse wrote:
> > Hi,
> > I've got the calendar program emailing me events that
> > occurred (supposedly) today in history.
> >
> > However, it's listing events that occurred tomorrow.  Is that normal?
> > The date is correct on my system and the email date is correct.
> OK, I jumped the gun here.
> After browsing through some of the calendar.* files, I realize that it
> sends an event for tomorrow if no event for today exists.
> Sorry about that.  :-)

From the man page:-

     The calendar utility checks the current directory for a file named
     calendar and displays lines that begin with either today's date or tomor-
     row's.  On the day before a weekend (normally Friday), events for the
     next three days are displayed.


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