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Re: [Dhis2-devs] Fiscal quarters crossing calendar years


There are Java based libraries out there that deal with atypical calendars
Buddhist, Coptic, Ethiopic, Gregorian etc,  See:
http://www.joda.org/joda-time/   which is super-interesting if you're
fascinated by date systems.  But this would probably a significant feature
request for developers.


Steven Uggowitzer
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On Thu, Sep 3, 2015 at 3:19 PM, Seid Hussein <seid.hisp@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Hi all,
> We have a unique requirement here in Ethiopia. We have 13 months with the
> first 12 having 30 days each and the 13th one having 5 or 6 depending on
> leap year. Since data about the 13th month is moved to the first month of
> the next year (even when collected manually), we did not face any problems
> regarding that.
> But we are facing a challenge in defining quarters. The fiscal year of
> Ethiopia starts in month 11 of the last year, effectively making quarter I
> happen in two different years. However, DHIS2 does not handle such quarters.
> Have any of you faced these kind of challenges in other implementations in
> other countries? If so, how did you handle it?
> Your comments and suggestions are appreciated.
> Regards,
> Seid,
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