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Re: Dates in HTML 5

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Wed, 27 Jun 2007 20:27:40 +0000 (UTC)
To: Robert Burns <rob@robburns.com>
Cc: a@simongrant.org, public-html@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.64.0706272027220.14519@dhalsim.dreamhost.com>

On Wed, 27 Jun 2007, Robert Burns wrote:
> > 
> > Can't we have an ISO standard date-time here? Please?
> 
> I was surprised by the same thing (and I live where we use that ghastly 
> local practice). Since it deals with an area in which I'm not familiar, 
> I thought it was just hard-coding the widespread practice. But as I said 
> I don't know about this area of the spec.

It is indeed merely documenting existing practice. We can't change this.

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