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From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Thu, 12 Mar 2009 17:53:06 +0100
Message-ID: <49B93DF2.3050809@gmx.de>
Geoffrey Sneddon wrote:
> ...
> Ultimately, why is the Gregorian calendar good enough for the ISO but 
> not us? I'm sure plenty of arguments were made to the ISO before ISO8601 
> was published, yet that still supports only the Gregorian calendar, 
> having been revised twice since it's original publication in 1988. Is 
> there really any need to go beyond what ISO 8601 supports?
> ...

Indeed.

We aren't the subject matter experts on calendars and date formats, so 
why do we pretend we are?

BR, Julian
Received on Thursday, 12 March 2009 09:53:06 GMT

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