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Date: Mon, 31 Aug 2009 07:57:02 +0000
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	history.html iana-considerations.html index.html 
	infrastructure.html interactive-elements.html 
	introduction.html microdata.html 
	named-character-references.html no.html obsolete.html 
	offline.html references.html semantics.html spec.html 
	syntax.html tabular-data.html text-level-semantics.html 
	the-canvas-element.html the-xhtml-syntax.html video.html 
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Move pubdate='' from <article> to <time>. (whatwg r3718)

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Index: infrastructure.html
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    <p><a href="http://www.w3.org/"><img alt="W3C" height="48" src="http://www.w3.org/Icons/w3c_home" width="72"></a></p>
    <h1>HTML5</h1>
    <h2 class="no-num no-toc" id="a-vocabulary-and-associated-apis-for-html-and-xhtml">A vocabulary and associated APIs for HTML and XHTML</h2>
-<p>This is revision 1.2896.</p>
+<p>This is revision 1.2897.</p>
    </div><div>
    <a href="introduction.html">&#8592; 1 Introduction</a> &#8211;
    <a href="Overview.html#contents">Table of contents</a> &#8211;
@@ -668,7 +668,7 @@
    1&#160;&#8804;&#160;<var title="">week</var>&#160;&#8804;&#160;<var title="">maxweek</var>, where <var title="">maxweek</var> is the
    <a href="#week-number-of-the-last-day">week number of the last day</a> of week-year <var title="">year</var></li>
 
-  </ol><h5 id="vaguer-moments-in-time"><span class="secno">2.4.4.7 </span>Vaguer moments in time</h5><p>A <dfn id="date-or-time-string">date or time string</dfn> consists of either a <a href="#concept-date" title="concept-date">date</a>, a <a href="#concept-time" title="concept-time">time</a>, or a <a href="#concept-datetime" title="concept-datetime">global date and time</a>.</p><p>A string is a <dfn id="valid-date-or-time-string">valid date or time string</dfn> if it is also
+  </ol><h5 id="vaguer-moments-in-time"><span class="secno">2.4.4.7 </span>Vaguer moments in time</h5><p>A string is a <dfn id="valid-date-or-time-string">valid date or time string</dfn> if it is also
   one of the following:</p><ul><li>A <a href="#valid-date-string">valid date string</a>.</li>
 
    <li>A <a href="#valid-time-string">valid time string</a>.</li>
@@ -678,7 +678,16 @@
   </ul><p>A string is a <dfn id="valid-date-or-time-string-in-content">valid date or time string in content</dfn> if
   it consists of zero or more <a href="#white_space">White_Space</a> characters,
   followed by a <a href="#valid-date-or-time-string">valid date or time string</a>, followed by
-  zero or more further <a href="#white_space">White_Space</a> characters.</p><h4 id="colors"><span class="secno">2.4.5 </span>Colors</h4><p class="XXX annotation"><b>Status: </b><i>First draft</i></p><p>A <dfn id="simple-color">simple color</dfn> consists of three 8-bit numbers in the
+  zero or more further <a href="#white_space">White_Space</a> characters.</p><hr><p>A string is a <dfn id="valid-date-string-with-optional-time">valid date string with optional time</dfn> if
+  it is also one of the following:</p><ul><li>A <a href="#valid-date-string">valid date string</a>.</li>
+
+   <li>A <a href="#valid-global-date-and-time-string">valid global date and time string</a>.</li>
+
+  </ul><p>A string is a <dfn id="valid-date-string-in-content-with-optional-time">valid date string in content with optional
+  time</dfn> if it consists of zero or more <a href="#white_space">White_Space</a>
+  characters, followed by a <a href="#valid-date-string-with-optional-time">valid date string with optional
+  time</a>, followed by zero or more further
+  <a href="#white_space">White_Space</a> characters.</p><h4 id="colors"><span class="secno">2.4.5 </span>Colors</h4><p class="XXX annotation"><b>Status: </b><i>First draft</i></p><p>A <dfn id="simple-color">simple color</dfn> consists of three 8-bit numbers in the
   range 0..255, representing the red, green, and blue components of
   the color respectively, in the sRGB color space. <a href="references.html#refsSRGB">[SRGB]</a></p><p>A string is a <dfn id="valid-simple-color">valid simple color</dfn> if it is exactly
   seven characters long, and the first character is a U+0023 NUMBER

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    <p><a href="http://www.w3.org/"><img alt="W3C" height="48" src="http://www.w3.org/Icons/w3c_home" width="72"></a></p>
    <h1>HTML5</h1>
    <h2 class="no-num no-toc" id="a-vocabulary-and-associated-apis-for-html-and-xhtml">A vocabulary and associated APIs for HTML and XHTML</h2>
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    <a href="Overview.html#contents">Table of contents</a> &#8211;
@@ -770,10 +770,12 @@
    <dt>Content attributes:</dt>
    <dd><a href="dom.html#global-attributes">Global attributes</a></dd>
    <dd><code title="attr-time-datetime"><a href="#attr-time-datetime">datetime</a></code></dd>
+   <dd><code title="attr-time-pubdate"><a href="#attr-time-pubdate">pubdate</a></code></dd>
    <dt>DOM interface:</dt>
    <dd>
 <pre class="idl">interface <dfn id="htmltimeelement">HTMLTimeElement</dfn> : <a href="dom.html#htmlelement">HTMLElement</a> {
            attribute DOMString <a href="#dom-time-datetime" title="dom-time-datetime">dateTime</a>;
+           attribute boolean <a href="#dom-time-pubdate" title="dom-time-pubDate">pubDate</a>;
   readonly attribute <span>Date</span> <a href="#dom-time-date" title="dom-time-date">date</a>;
   readonly attribute <span>Date</span> <a href="#dom-time-time" title="dom-time-time">time</a>;
   readonly attribute <span>Date</span> <a href="#dom-time-timezone" title="dom-time-timezone">timezone</a>;
@@ -803,17 +805,30 @@
    different times in different countries, ranging from partway
    through the 16th century all the way to early in the 20th.</p>
 
-  </div><p>The <dfn id="attr-time-datetime" title="attr-time-datetime"><code>datetime</code></dfn>
-  attribute, if present, must contain a <a href="infrastructure.html#valid-date-or-time-string">valid date or time
-  string</a> that identifies the date or time being specified.</p><p>If the <code title="attr-time-datetime"><a href="#attr-time-datetime">datetime</a></code> attribute
-  is not present, then the date or time must be specified in the
-  content of the element, such that the element's
-  <code>textContent</code> is a <a href="infrastructure.html#valid-date-or-time-string-in-content">valid date or time string in
-  content</a>, and the date, if any, must be expressed using the
-  Gregorian calendar.</p><p>If the <code title="attr-time-datetime"><a href="#attr-time-datetime">datetime</a></code> attribute
-  is present, then the element may be empty, in which case the user
-  agent should convey the attribute's value to the user when rendering
-  the element.</p><div class="example">
+  </div><p>The <dfn id="attr-time-pubdate" title="attr-time-pubdate"><code>pubdate</code></dfn>
+  attribute is a <a href="infrastructure.html#boolean-attribute">boolean attribute</a>. If specified, it
+  indicates that the date and time given by the element is the
+  publication date and time of the nearest ancestor
+  <code><a href="semantics.html#the-article-element">article</a></code> element. If the element has no ancestor
+  <code><a href="semantics.html#the-article-element">article</a></code> element, the <code title="attr-time-pubdate"><a href="#attr-time-pubdate">pubdate</a></code> attribute must not be
+  specified. If the element has an ancestor <code><a href="semantics.html#the-article-element">article</a></code>
+  element and the <code title="attr-time-pubdate"><a href="#attr-time-pubdate">pubdate</a></code>
+  attribute is specified, then the element <i>needs a date</i>. For
+  each <code><a href="semantics.html#the-article-element">article</a></code> element, there must no more than one
+  <code><a href="#the-time-element">time</a></code> element with a <code title="attr-time-pubdate"><a href="#attr-time-pubdate">pubdate</a></code> attribute whose nearest
+  ancestor is that <code><a href="semantics.html#the-article-element">article</a></code> element.</p><p>The <dfn id="attr-time-datetime" title="attr-time-datetime"><code>datetime</code></dfn>
+  attribute, if present, gives the date or time being
+  specified. Otherwise, the date or time is given by the element's
+  contents.</p><p>If the element <i>needs a date</i>, and the <code title="attr-time-datetime"><a href="#attr-time-datetime">datetime</a></code> attribute is present,
+  then the attribute's value must be a <a href="infrastructure.html#valid-date-string-with-optional-time">valid date string with
+  optional time</a>.</p><p>If the element <i>needs a date</i>, but the <code title="attr-time-datetime"><a href="#attr-time-datetime">datetime</a></code> attribute is not present,
+  then the element's <code>textContent</code> must be a <a href="infrastructure.html#valid-date-string-in-content-with-optional-time">valid
+  date string in content with optional time</a>.</p><p>If the element does not <i>need a date</i>, and the <code title="attr-time-datetime"><a href="#attr-time-datetime">datetime</a></code> attribute is present,
+  then the attribute's value must be a <a href="infrastructure.html#valid-date-or-time-string">valid date or time
+  string</a>.</p><p>If the element does not <i>need a date</i>, but the <code title="attr-time-datetime"><a href="#attr-time-datetime">datetime</a></code> attribute is not present,
+  then the element's <code>textContent</code> must be a <a href="infrastructure.html#valid-date-or-time-string-in-content">valid
+  date or time string in content</a>.</p><p>The date, if any, must be expressed using the Gregorian
+  calendar.</p><div class="example">
 
    <p>The <code><a href="#the-time-element">time</a></code> element can be used to encode dates, for
    example in Microformats. The following shows a hypothetical way of
@@ -937,6 +952,35 @@
    value 28,800,000ms, and the <code title="dom-time-timezone"><a href="#dom-time-timezone">timezone</a></code> attribute would return
    null.</p>
 
+  </div><div class="example">
+
+   <p>In this example, an article's publication date is marked up
+   using <code><a href="#the-time-element">time</a></code>:</p>
+
+   <pre>&lt;article&gt;
+ &lt;h1&gt;Small tasks&lt;/h1&gt;
+ &lt;footer&gt;Published &lt;time pubdate&gt;2009-08-30&lt;/time&gt;.&lt;/footer&gt;
+ &lt;p&gt;I put a bike bell on his bike.&lt;/p&gt;
+&lt;/article&gt;</pre>
+
+   <p>Here is another way that could be marked up:</p>
+
+   <pre>&lt;article&gt;
+ &lt;h1&gt;Small tasks&lt;/h1&gt;
+ &lt;footer&gt;Published &lt;time pubdate datetime="2009-08-30"&gt;today&lt;/time&gt;.&lt;/footer&gt;
+ &lt;p&gt;I put a bike bell on his bike.&lt;/p&gt;
+&lt;/article&gt;</pre>
+
+   <p>Here is the same thing but with the time included. Because the
+   element is empty, it will be replaced in the rendering with a
+   more readable version of the date and time given.</p>
+
+   <pre>&lt;article&gt;
+ &lt;h1&gt;Small tasks&lt;/h1&gt;
+ &lt;footer&gt;Published &lt;time pubdate datetime="2009-08-30T07:13Z"&gt;lt;/time&gt;.&lt;/footer&gt;
+ &lt;p&gt;I put a bike bell on his bike.&lt;/p&gt;
+&lt;/article&gt;</pre>
+
   </div><h4 id="the-code-element"><span class="secno">4.6.10 </span>The <dfn><code>code</code></dfn> element</h4><p class="XXX annotation"><b>Status: </b><i>Implemented and widely deployed</i></p><dl class="element"><dt>Categories</dt>
    <dd><a href="dom.html#flow-content">Flow content</a>.</dd>
    <dd><a href="dom.html#phrasing-content">Phrasing content</a>.</dd>

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    <h1>HTML5</h1>
    <h2 class="no-num no-toc" id="a-vocabulary-and-associated-apis-for-html-and-xhtml">A vocabulary and associated APIs for HTML and XHTML</h2>
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    </dl><p>This specification is available in the following formats: 
     <a href="spec.html">single page HTML</a>,
     <a href="Overview.html">multipage HTML</a>.
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    </p>
    <p class="copyright"><a href="http://www.w3.org/Consortium/Legal/ipr-notice#Copyright">Copyright</a>
    &#169; 2009 <a href="http://www.w3.org/"><abbr title="World Wide

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    <dd><a href="dom.html#flow-content">Flow content</a>.</dd>
    <dt>Content attributes:</dt>
    <dd><a href="dom.html#global-attributes">Global attributes</a></dd>
-   <dd><code title="attr-article-pubdate"><a href="#attr-article-pubdate">pubdate</a></code></dd>
    <dt>DOM interface:</dt>
-   <dd>
-<pre class="idl">interface <dfn id="htmlarticleelement">HTMLArticleElement</dfn> : <a href="dom.html#htmlelement">HTMLElement</a> {
-           attribute DOMString <a href="#dom-article-pubdate" title="dom-article-pubDate">pubDate</a>;
-};</pre>
-   </dd>
+   <dd>Uses <code><a href="dom.html#htmlelement">HTMLElement</a></code>.</dd>
   </dl><p>The <code><a href="#the-article-element">article</a></code> element <a href="#represents">represents</a> a
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   elements nested within the <code><a href="#the-article-element">article</a></code> element for the Web
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   element (q.v. the <code><a href="#the-address-element">address</a></code> element) does not apply to
-  nested <code><a href="#the-article-element">article</a></code> elements.</p><p>The <dfn id="attr-article-pubdate" title="attr-article-pubdate"><code>pubdate</code></dfn>
-  attribute may be used to specify the time and date that the article
-  was first published. If present, the <code title="attr-article-pubdate"><a href="#attr-article-pubdate">pubdate</a></code> attribute must be a
-  <a href="infrastructure.html#valid-global-date-and-time-string">valid global date and time string</a> value.</p><h4 id="the-aside-element"><span class="secno">4.4.5 </span>The <dfn><code>aside</code></dfn> element</h4><p class="XXX annotation"><b>Status: </b><i>Last call for comments</i></p><dl class="element"><dt>Categories</dt>
+  nested <code><a href="#the-article-element">article</a></code> elements.</p><h4 id="the-aside-element"><span class="secno">4.4.5 </span>The <dfn><code>aside</code></dfn> element</h4><p class="XXX annotation"><b>Status: </b><i>Last call for comments</i></p><dl class="element"><dt>Categories</dt>
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    </dl><p>This specification is available in the following formats: 
     <a href=spec.html>single page HTML</a>,
     <a href=Overview.html>multipage HTML</a>.
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    1 ≤ <var title="">week</var> ≤ <var title="">maxweek</var>, where <var title="">maxweek</var> is the
    <a href=#week-number-of-the-last-day>week number of the last day</a> of week-year <var title="">year</var></li>
 
-  </ol><h5 id=vaguer-moments-in-time><span class=secno>2.4.4.7 </span>Vaguer moments in time</h5><p>A <dfn id=date-or-time-string>date or time string</dfn> consists of either a <a href=#concept-date title=concept-date>date</a>, a <a href=#concept-time title=concept-time>time</a>, or a <a href=#concept-datetime title=concept-datetime>global date and time</a>.</p><p>A string is a <dfn id=valid-date-or-time-string>valid date or time string</dfn> if it is also
+  </ol><h5 id=vaguer-moments-in-time><span class=secno>2.4.4.7 </span>Vaguer moments in time</h5><p>A string is a <dfn id=valid-date-or-time-string>valid date or time string</dfn> if it is also
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    <li>A <a href=#valid-time-string>valid time string</a>.</li>
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   it consists of zero or more <a href=#white_space>White_Space</a> characters,
   followed by a <a href=#valid-date-or-time-string>valid date or time string</a>, followed by
-  zero or more further <a href=#white_space>White_Space</a> characters.</p><h4 id=colors><span class=secno>2.4.5 </span>Colors</h4><p class="XXX annotation"><b>Status: </b><i>First draft</i></p><p>A <dfn id=simple-color>simple color</dfn> consists of three 8-bit numbers in the
+  zero or more further <a href=#white_space>White_Space</a> characters.</p><hr><p>A string is a <dfn id=valid-date-string-with-optional-time>valid date string with optional time</dfn> if
+  it is also one of the following:</p><ul><li>A <a href=#valid-date-string>valid date string</a>.</li>
+
+   <li>A <a href=#valid-global-date-and-time-string>valid global date and time string</a>.</li>
+
+  </ul><p>A string is a <dfn id=valid-date-string-in-content-with-optional-time>valid date string in content with optional
+  time</dfn> if it consists of zero or more <a href=#white_space>White_Space</a>
+  characters, followed by a <a href=#valid-date-string-with-optional-time>valid date string with optional
+  time</a>, followed by zero or more further
+  <a href=#white_space>White_Space</a> characters.</p><h4 id=colors><span class=secno>2.4.5 </span>Colors</h4><p class="XXX annotation"><b>Status: </b><i>First draft</i></p><p>A <dfn id=simple-color>simple color</dfn> consists of three 8-bit numbers in the
   range 0..255, representing the red, green, and blue components of
   the color respectively, in the sRGB color space. <a href=#refsSRGB>[SRGB]</a></p><p>A string is a <dfn id=valid-simple-color>valid simple color</dfn> if it is exactly
   seven characters long, and the first character is a U+0023 NUMBER
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    <dd><a href=#flow-content>Flow content</a>.</dd>
    <dt>Content attributes:</dt>
    <dd><a href=#global-attributes>Global attributes</a></dd>
-   <dd><code title=attr-article-pubdate><a href=#attr-article-pubdate>pubdate</a></code></dd>
    <dt>DOM interface:</dt>
-   <dd>
-<pre class=idl>interface <dfn id=htmlarticleelement>HTMLArticleElement</dfn> : <a href=#htmlelement>HTMLElement</a> {
-           attribute DOMString <a href=#dom-article-pubdate title=dom-article-pubDate>pubDate</a>;
-};</pre>
-   </dd>
+   <dd>Uses <code><a href=#htmlelement>HTMLElement</a></code>.</dd>
   </dl><p>The <code><a href=#the-article-element>article</a></code> element <a href=#represents>represents</a> a
   section of a page that consists of a composition that forms an
   independent part of a document, page, application, or site. This
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   elements nested within the <code><a href=#the-article-element>article</a></code> element for the Web
   log entry.</p><p>Author information associated with an <code><a href=#the-article-element>article</a></code>
   element (q.v. the <code><a href=#the-address-element>address</a></code> element) does not apply to
-  nested <code><a href=#the-article-element>article</a></code> elements.</p><p>The <dfn id=attr-article-pubdate title=attr-article-pubdate><code>pubdate</code></dfn>
-  attribute may be used to specify the time and date that the article
-  was first published. If present, the <code title=attr-article-pubdate><a href=#attr-article-pubdate>pubdate</a></code> attribute must be a
-  <a href=#valid-global-date-and-time-string>valid global date and time string</a> value.</p><h4 id=the-aside-element><span class=secno>4.4.5 </span>The <dfn><code>aside</code></dfn> element</h4><p class="XXX annotation"><b>Status: </b><i>Last call for comments</i></p><dl class=element><dt>Categories</dt>
+  nested <code><a href=#the-article-element>article</a></code> elements.</p><h4 id=the-aside-element><span class=secno>4.4.5 </span>The <dfn><code>aside</code></dfn> element</h4><p class="XXX annotation"><b>Status: </b><i>Last call for comments</i></p><dl class=element><dt>Categories</dt>
    <dd><a href=#flow-content>Flow content</a>.</dd>
    <dd><a href=#sectioning-content>Sectioning content</a>.</dd>
    <dd><a href=#formatblock-candidate><code title="">formatBlock</code> candidate</a>.</dd>
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    <dt>Content attributes:</dt>
    <dd><a href=#global-attributes>Global attributes</a></dd>
    <dd><code title=attr-time-datetime><a href=#attr-time-datetime>datetime</a></code></dd>
+   <dd><code title=attr-time-pubdate><a href=#attr-time-pubdate>pubdate</a></code></dd>
    <dt>DOM interface:</dt>
    <dd>
 <pre class=idl>interface <dfn id=htmltimeelement>HTMLTimeElement</dfn> : <a href=#htmlelement>HTMLElement</a> {
            attribute DOMString <a href=#dom-time-datetime title=dom-time-datetime>dateTime</a>;
+           attribute boolean <a href=#dom-time-pubdate title=dom-time-pubDate>pubDate</a>;
   readonly attribute <span>Date</span> <a href=#dom-time-date title=dom-time-date>date</a>;
   readonly attribute <span>Date</span> <a href=#dom-time-time title=dom-time-time>time</a>;
   readonly attribute <span>Date</span> <a href=#dom-time-timezone title=dom-time-timezone>timezone</a>;
@@ -6932,17 +6935,30 @@
    different times in different countries, ranging from partway
    through the 16th century all the way to early in the 20th.</p>
 
-  </div><p>The <dfn id=attr-time-datetime title=attr-time-datetime><code>datetime</code></dfn>
-  attribute, if present, must contain a <a href=#valid-date-or-time-string>valid date or time
-  string</a> that identifies the date or time being specified.</p><p>If the <code title=attr-time-datetime><a href=#attr-time-datetime>datetime</a></code> attribute
-  is not present, then the date or time must be specified in the
-  content of the element, such that the element's
-  <code>textContent</code> is a <a href=#valid-date-or-time-string-in-content>valid date or time string in
-  content</a>, and the date, if any, must be expressed using the
-  Gregorian calendar.</p><p>If the <code title=attr-time-datetime><a href=#attr-time-datetime>datetime</a></code> attribute
-  is present, then the element may be empty, in which case the user
-  agent should convey the attribute's value to the user when rendering
-  the element.</p><div class=example>
+  </div><p>The <dfn id=attr-time-pubdate title=attr-time-pubdate><code>pubdate</code></dfn>
+  attribute is a <a href=#boolean-attribute>boolean attribute</a>. If specified, it
+  indicates that the date and time given by the element is the
+  publication date and time of the nearest ancestor
+  <code><a href=#the-article-element>article</a></code> element. If the element has no ancestor
+  <code><a href=#the-article-element>article</a></code> element, the <code title=attr-time-pubdate><a href=#attr-time-pubdate>pubdate</a></code> attribute must not be
+  specified. If the element has an ancestor <code><a href=#the-article-element>article</a></code>
+  element and the <code title=attr-time-pubdate><a href=#attr-time-pubdate>pubdate</a></code>
+  attribute is specified, then the element <i>needs a date</i>. For
+  each <code><a href=#the-article-element>article</a></code> element, there must no more than one
+  <code><a href=#the-time-element>time</a></code> element with a <code title=attr-time-pubdate><a href=#attr-time-pubdate>pubdate</a></code> attribute whose nearest
+  ancestor is that <code><a href=#the-article-element>article</a></code> element.</p><p>The <dfn id=attr-time-datetime title=attr-time-datetime><code>datetime</code></dfn>
+  attribute, if present, gives the date or time being
+  specified. Otherwise, the date or time is given by the element's
+  contents.</p><p>If the element <i>needs a date</i>, and the <code title=attr-time-datetime><a href=#attr-time-datetime>datetime</a></code> attribute is present,
+  then the attribute's value must be a <a href=#valid-date-string-with-optional-time>valid date string with
+  optional time</a>.</p><p>If the element <i>needs a date</i>, but the <code title=attr-time-datetime><a href=#attr-time-datetime>datetime</a></code> attribute is not present,
+  then the element's <code>textContent</code> must be a <a href=#valid-date-string-in-content-with-optional-time>valid
+  date string in content with optional time</a>.</p><p>If the element does not <i>need a date</i>, and the <code title=attr-time-datetime><a href=#attr-time-datetime>datetime</a></code> attribute is present,
+  then the attribute's value must be a <a href=#valid-date-or-time-string>valid date or time
+  string</a>.</p><p>If the element does not <i>need a date</i>, but the <code title=attr-time-datetime><a href=#attr-time-datetime>datetime</a></code> attribute is not present,
+  then the element's <code>textContent</code> must be a <a href=#valid-date-or-time-string-in-content>valid
+  date or time string in content</a>.</p><p>The date, if any, must be expressed using the Gregorian
+  calendar.</p><div class=example>
 
    <p>The <code><a href=#the-time-element>time</a></code> element can be used to encode dates, for
    example in Microformats. The following shows a hypothetical way of
@@ -7066,6 +7082,35 @@
    value 28,800,000ms, and the <code title=dom-time-timezone><a href=#dom-time-timezone>timezone</a></code> attribute would return
    null.</p>
 
+  </div><div class=example>
+
+   <p>In this example, an article's publication date is marked up
+   using <code><a href=#the-time-element>time</a></code>:</p>
+
+   <pre>&lt;article&gt;
+ &lt;h1&gt;Small tasks&lt;/h1&gt;
+ &lt;footer&gt;Published &lt;time pubdate&gt;2009-08-30&lt;/time&gt;.&lt;/footer&gt;
+ &lt;p&gt;I put a bike bell on his bike.&lt;/p&gt;
+&lt;/article&gt;</pre>
+
+   <p>Here is another way that could be marked up:</p>
+
+   <pre>&lt;article&gt;
+ &lt;h1&gt;Small tasks&lt;/h1&gt;
+ &lt;footer&gt;Published &lt;time pubdate datetime="2009-08-30"&gt;today&lt;/time&gt;.&lt;/footer&gt;
+ &lt;p&gt;I put a bike bell on his bike.&lt;/p&gt;
+&lt;/article&gt;</pre>
+
+   <p>Here is the same thing but with the time included. Because the
+   element is empty, it will be replaced in the rendering with a
+   more readable version of the date and time given.</p>
+
+   <pre>&lt;article&gt;
+ &lt;h1&gt;Small tasks&lt;/h1&gt;
+ &lt;footer&gt;Published &lt;time pubdate datetime="2009-08-30T07:13Z"&gt;lt;/time&gt;.&lt;/footer&gt;
+ &lt;p&gt;I put a bike bell on his bike.&lt;/p&gt;
+&lt;/article&gt;</pre>
+
   </div><h4 id=the-code-element><span class=secno>4.6.10 </span>The <dfn><code>code</code></dfn> element</h4><p class="XXX annotation"><b>Status: </b><i>Implemented and widely deployed</i></p><dl class=element><dt>Categories</dt>
    <dd><a href=#flow-content>Flow content</a>.</dd>
    <dd><a href=#phrasing-content>Phrasing content</a>.</dd>

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    <h1>HTML5</h1>
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    <h1>HTML5</h1>
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