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[whatwg] [wf2] Leap seconds, dates in the past

From: mozer <xmlizer@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 16 Aug 2006 05:33:26 +0200
Message-ID: <21d9ade60608152033u145b6199w556397ae774d6d46@mail.gmail.com>
A lot of work as already been done by the W3C XSL WG on calendar (and even
negative year in needed)

http://www.w3.org/TR/xslt20/#lang-cal-country

Cheers

On 8/15/06, Ian Hickson <ian at hixie.ch> wrote:
>
> On Mon, 10 Apr 2006, Michel Fortin wrote:
> > >
> > > I'm inclined to think that the best option for WF 2.0 is to require
> > > the use of the proleptic Gregorian calendar all the way to 0001-01-01.
> >
> > What about prior dates?
>
> I don't think we need to support years before 1CE. (Frankly I don't think
> we need support dates before 1800 CE either, but that's another story.)
>
> Anybody doing real work with dates that far back is going to have very
> specific needs when it comes to calendars and WF2 isn't going to cut it
> for them.
>
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