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Re: Change Proposal for time element - add an era attribute

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Fri, 13 Apr 2012 10:07:19 +0200
Message-ID: <4F87DEB7.3060605@gmx.de>
To: Ian Devlin <ian@iandevlin.com>
CC: public-html@w3.org
On 2012-04-12 20:19, Ian Devlin wrote:
> Hi,
>
> I noticed from the summary email that went out earlier today that Issue
> 183: Enhance and simplify the time element is due to close tomorrow.
>
> I'd like to submit an additional change proposal which isn't a counter
> proposal, but merely a suggested enhancement to Tantek's proposal which
> forms the basis of Issue 183.
>
> My proposal: add an 'era' attribute to the HTML5 <time> element, can be
> found at -
> http://www.w3.org/html/wg/wiki/User:Idevlin/add_era_attribute_to_time_element
> ...

A potential problem with an attribute that will be absent most of the 
time, yet changes the interpretation of the time itself is that many 
consumers will ignore it, and thus misinterpret the value.

Best regards, Julian
Received on Friday, 13 April 2012 08:07:59 UTC

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