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Re: <time> values in HTML5

From: Michael Kay <mike@saxonica.com>
Date: Sun, 04 Dec 2011 15:52:05 +0000
Message-ID: <4EDB9725.3000904@saxonica.com>
To: public-html-xml@w3.org
 >Note that contrary to what XML Schema Part 2 says, the underlying 
value space of a duration is two-dimensional: months and seconds.

I guess the kind of people who argue for precisionDecimal, reasoning 
that 1.000 is not the same thing as 1 because they have different 
precision, might also argue that 60 seconds is not the same as 1 minute, 
for the same reason. Equality is subjective; some values are more equal 
than others.

Michael Kay
Received on Sunday, 4 December 2011 15:52:29 UTC

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