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From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Fri, 13 Mar 2009 09:10:24 +0100
Message-ID: <49BA14F0.2050600@gmx.de>
Robert J Burns wrote:
> ...
> Let us keep in mind that the HTML5 draft does not reference ISO 8601. It 
> also already reaches way beyond ISO 8601 and claims to handle dates all 
> the way back to 0000-01-01 whereas ISO 8601 only handles dates between 
> 1582 and 9999. So HTML5 already takes on the task of specifying dates 
> ...

<http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ISO_8601#Years>:

"The standard permits expansion to, for example, represent years before 
1582 or after 9999, but only by prior agreement between the sender and 
the receiver."

BR, Julian
Received on Friday, 13 March 2009 01:10:24 GMT

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