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Re: What a <time> element represents

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Sun, 16 Aug 2009 03:06:54 +0000 (UTC)
To: Cameron McCormack <cam@mcc.id.au>, Olivier GENDRIN <olivier.gendrin@gmail.com>, Bruce Lawson <brucel@opera.com>
Cc: public-html@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0908160302400.6420@hixie.dreamhostps.com>
On Tue, 11 Aug 2009, Cameron McCormack wrote:
>
> Currently the spec says:
> 
>   The time element represents a precise date and/or a time in the
>   proleptic Gregorian calendar.
> 
> but it should probably say something like:
> 
>   The time element represents a time, a date or a precise moment in time
>   with an associated time zone offset.

Fixed (though not quite as you suggest).


> Also, I think mentions of time zones in this section should be replaced 
> with mentions of time zone offsets.

Why?

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