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

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http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=13240

--- Comment #76 from Cameron Jones <cmhjones@gmail.com> 2011-11-07 17:04:14 UTC ---
(In reply to comment #75)
> If somebody would like to advocate the removal of pubdate, we would need a
> Change Proposal.  The question here is whether that should be handled
> separately from one of those two issues, or can be combined.
> 

I advocate for the removal of pubdate for the same reasons given in the bug
report, specifically comment 7. This is a minor change and should be regarded
as a cleanup from the old atom integration. The change proposal will only
include removal, not replacement.

http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=14202#c7


(In reply to comment #73)
> Can that be split into smaller issues?

I do not think this can be split into multiple bug items as the prerequisite
question is for the use case of if\how to represent elementary data within
html. <time> is an implementation of this for a single element type and so is
superseded by any <data> discussion and resolution.

as noted on public-html:

"The problem with having both <time> and <data> elements is their overwhelming
overlap in functionality and implementation. If we need <data>, why do we need
a special case for <time>?"

http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-html/2011Nov/0055.html

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