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Re: Proposed Quality Tip -- Time in URIs (was URI Usability)

From: Rajasekaran Deepak <deepakr@students.iiit.net>
Date: Sun, 18 Apr 2004 19:37:43 +0530
To: www-qa@w3.org
Message-ID: <20040418140743.GA22931@students.iiit.net>

* Brian Kelly <B.Kelly@ukoln.ac.uk> 2004-04-15
> It occurs to me that it might be useful to provide some examples of unusual
> occurences.  For example I sometimes use URIs which have a month and year date
> (if the day is unclear).  The draft tip does not cover this.  ISmilarly I also
> sometime use just years (e.g. for talks at annual conferences, such as
> WWW-2003).
>
> There is also a need sometimes to use periouids of time e.g. a URI containing
> news items for 2004, for April 2004, for April 2003-2004, etc. How should these
> be covered.

I have added more sections to the tip to handle these.

> Rather than getting bogged down in such complexity, it might be better if the
> draft tip reduces its scope by saying the tip covers the use of simple date
> fields in URIs and does not cover periods, etc.

The tip has become bigger. I think it is better to cover all possibilities
(excluding times-of-day) discussed in Kuhn's
"A Summary of the International Standard Date and Time Notation"
<http://www.cl.cam.ac.uk/~mgk25/iso-time.html> so that the tip is
comprehensive.
-- 
Rajasekaran Deepak <http://students.iiit.net/~deepakr/>
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