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Schema.org Re: Opinions on accessible time formatting

From: <chaals@yandex-team.ru>
Date: Sun, 09 Nov 2014 01:05:54 +0100
To: John Foliot <john@foliot.ca>, 'Steve Faulkner' <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>, 'Andy Keyworth' <akeyworth@tbase.com>
Cc: 'WAI Interest Group' <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Message-Id: <30941415491554@webcorp02f.yandex-team.ru>
08.11.2014, 18:50, "John Foliot" <john@foliot.ca>:

> RELATED: schema.org also has a date-time value (https://schema.org/DateTime),
> and I wonder aloud if there might not be a way of adding an additional
> property of dateFormat, where the value would be any combination of dd + mm +
> yyyy, for example:
> <meta itemprop="dateFormat" content="mm/dd/yyyy" />
> ...which would be another way of signaling to AT and other tools the
> 'semantic' data around the on-screen date info, while still allowing authors
> to use whatever local convention format they choose for on-screen rendering.
> Just thinking out loud.

Since almost all schema.org accessibility questions seem to cross my desktop at some point, I'll note that this one has got there already, and put it in the right to-do pile...


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