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Re: <time> values in HTML5

From: John Cowan <cowan@mercury.ccil.org>
Date: Mon, 21 Nov 2011 19:19:26 -0500
To: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Cc: tantek@cs.stanford.edu, John Cowan <cowan@ccil.org>, Jeni Tennison <jeni@jenitennison.com>, www-xml-schema-comments@w3.org, HTML Data Task Force WG <public-html-data-tf@w3.org>, RDFa WG <public-rdfa-wg@w3.org>, public-html-xml@w3.org
Message-ID: <20111122001925.GB1343@mercury.ccil.org>
Julian Reschke scripsit:

>> 2. Precedent. Explicit exclusion of month and year durations from iCalendar (which was the basis for hCalendar, which was a key design driver for the time element).
>
> Interesting. See <https://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc5545#section-3.3.6>.

Well, yes; meetings don't normally last for months or years.  Timespans on
the Web are not so limited; there are hundreds of millions of Google hits
for phrases like "for six months" and "for five years" that might be sensibly
marked up with the <time> element.

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