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Re: Number, Date, Time, Quantity

From: Christoph Päper <christoph.paeper@crissov.de>
Date: Wed, 6 Sep 2006 20:37:14 +0200
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*Steven Pemberton*, 2006-08-30:
> We have often had such requests for datatype elements, and one of  
> the questions was always "where do you stop?".

I don't know, but it seems the HTML WG stopped too early and headed  
into another direction.

> 	<span datatype="xsd:date" content="2006-08-31">tomorrow</span>

Maybe it's just me, but I like the solutions of WHATWG and  
Microformats.org better, despite or maybe because their use of much  
less fancy techniques.

<http://whatwg.org/specs/web-apps/current-work/#the-t>:

	<t datetime="2006-08-31">tomorrow</t>

<http://microformats.org/wiki/datetime-design-pattern>:

	<abbr class="dtstart" title="2006-08-31">tomorrow</abbr>
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