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Design for the user's likely intent It's overwhelmingly likely that the user who indicates Annually wants the alarm to repeat annually. Allowing the leap-year technicality to prevent the alarm from going off annually is a violation of likely user intent. The question then becomes, how to deal with the leap year? There are three possibilities: Prevent ...


My gut reaction would be the last day of the month... so 2/28/17. But there's so much guess work involved that I think you're better off to give the user a preview before having them set the alarm. So if that's not what the user want, they can edited it before saving. So something like: The alarm will go off on: 2/29/16, 2/28/17, 2/28/18 ... until the ...

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