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[Bug 12021] New: Is <time>2011</time> acceptable? The formulation "precisedate" suggests that it is not, but an example says that "the year is not marked up at all, since marking it up would not be particularly useful", implying (IMHO) that it would be _possible_ to use <

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Date: Wed, 09 Feb 2011 12:59:10 +0000
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http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=12021

           Summary: Is <time>2011</time> acceptable? The formulation
                    "precisedate" suggests that it is not, but an example
                    says that "the year is not marked up at all, since
                    marking it up would not be particularly useful",
                    implying (IMHO) that it would be _possible_ to use <
           Product: HTML WG
           Version: unspecified
          Platform: Other
               URL: http://www.whatwg.org/specs/web-apps/current-work/#the
                    -time-element
        OS/Version: other
            Status: NEW
          Severity: normal
          Priority: P3
         Component: HTML5 spec (editor: Ian Hickson)
        AssignedTo: ian@hixie.ch
        ReportedBy: contributor@whatwg.org
         QAContact: public-html-bugzilla@w3.org
                CC: mike@w3.org, public-html-wg-issue-tracking@w3.org,
                    public-html@w3.org


Specification:
http://www.whatwg.org/specs/web-apps/current-work/multipage/text-level-semantics.html
Section: http://www.whatwg.org/specs/web-apps/current-work/#the-time-element

Comment:
Is <time>2011</time> acceptable? The formulation "precisedate" suggests that
it is not, but an example says that "the year is not marked up at all, since
marking it up would not be particularly useful", implying (IMHO) that it would
be _possible_ to use <time> markup for it.

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