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[Bug 13240] Consider replacing <time> with <data>

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--- Comment #20 from Philip Jägenstedt <philipj@opera.com> 2011-07-30 22:58:07 UTC ---
(In reply to comment #19)
> <time> *does* express something more useful than just <data> or <meta> in that
> it tells the UA that its contents are a datetime.

UA's don't actually make any use of this fact, though. It does allow validators
to report errors in the date/time syntax, but with vocabulary-specific
validation this would still be possible, see e.g.
http://bugzilla.validator.nu/show_bug.cgi?id=851

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