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Re: Dates in HTML 5

From: Jonas Sicking <jonas@sicking.cc>
Date: Sun, 15 Jul 2007 23:20:51 -0700
Message-ID: <469B0E43.706@sicking.cc>
To: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
CC: Thomas Broyer <t.broyer@gmail.com>, public-html@w3.org

Ian Hickson wrote:
> On Thu, 28 Jun 2007, Thomas Broyer wrote:
>> So how about:
>> * changing document.lastModified to a Date (or DOMTimeStamp)
>> * requiring that in ECMAScript bindings, toString() uses the
>> "MM/dd/yyyy HH:mm:ss" format (I know ECMAScript says the format is
>> implementation-dependent, but why couldn't we enforce it when used in
>> HTML?)
> 
> If you can convince implementors to do this, I'm happy to update the spec.

And the trick there is to show that doing so would not break the web. 
Which is, i believe, the same test as development of the HTML5 spec uses.

/ Jonas
Received on Monday, 16 July 2007 06:22:10 GMT

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