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RE: Alternative calendars and holidays, moon phases etc. Was: announce: www-rdf-calendar mailing list

From: Charles McCathieNevile <charles@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 12 Apr 2001 09:06:31 -0400 (EDT)
To: Danny Ayers <danny@panlanka.net>
cc: Jan Grant <Jan.Grant@bristol.ac.uk>, www-rdf-calendar <www-rdf-calendar@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.30.0104120904340.18863-100000@tux.w3.org>
It needs a way of relating one clock to another that can be daisy-chained, so
I can get from yours to mine and back.

And of stating that Something happens at particular points of a given clock.


On Thu, 12 Apr 2001, Danny Ayers wrote:

  <- In a single sentence:
  <- Attempting to teach a calendaring _protocol_ about local holidays is
  <- pointless because such notions should be subsumed in a more general
  <- mechanism for deferring the management of your available time, etc, to
  <- external agents.

  In other words, all the protocol needs is a standard clock?

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