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Frequently Asked Questions

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What's with the funky dates you guys use on your site?

Well, we haven't much use for the conventional calendar scheme, which breaks a year up into 12 arbitrarily sized months. So, being somewhat iconoclastic, we decided to adpot a scalar calendar for use on our site. A scalar calendar simply numbers the days of the year consecutively, starting at 1 for the first day. The date format is composed of the year, followed by a colon, followed by the day number.

Now, you may be thinking that this is all a tad confusing, and why would we choose novelty over usability like this in the first place. Well, to address these concerns, we've something planned to help you out: an article explaining scalar dates in detail and our reasons for using them, including a script to let you to convert your own dates between conventional and scalar formats. Stay tuned, we'll let you know when it's ready.

What kind of stone do you use on your site?

The foundation, columns, and rooves are made of limestone. The contents tablet is made of slate.

Addendum: Infrequently Asked Questions

The following questions are, alas, asked far too infrequently.

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