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

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Date: Thu, 03 Nov 2011 08:04:10 +0000
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http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=13240

Nicholas Stimpson <nicholas.stimpson@ntlworld.com> changed:

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--- Comment #68 from Nicholas Stimpson <nicholas.stimpson@ntlworld.com> 2011-11-03 08:04:10 UTC ---
(In reply to comment #62)
> (In reply to comment #61)
> 
> It states that "This element is intended as a way to encode modern dates and
> times in a machine-readable way" and the first example is precisely about
> "verbose unusable microformat garbage". It sounds like people are using it for
> something else, in which case the spec should be fixed to reflect that if
> <time> is brought back.

I don't see a problem with that spec. The way the element is being actually
used is much more like the examples at the bottom. The examples in the spec
aren't prioritised are they?

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