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Re: [Ietf-calsify] dtstart and date vs datetime

From: Dan Connolly <connolly@w3.org>
Date: Sun, 23 Apr 2006 21:33:23 -0500
To: Eliot Lear <lear@cisco.com>
Cc: ietf-calsify@osafoundation.org, RDF Calendar <www-rdf-calendar@w3.org>
Message-Id: <1145846004.27608.832.camel@dirk.w3.org>

On Sun, 2006-04-23 at 11:15 +0200, Eliot Lear wrote:
> Hi Dan,
> I'm a little confused by your message.  On the one hand, you're confused
> by what also appears to me to be a broken example in  It seems
> to me that you found a bug, and that the example should at least
> indicate "VALUE=DATE".

That's one of the three options I can see. I guess I don't really
like it, though. It seems to me that the cat is out of the bag
and this syntax should be supported. Perhaps not, though.

>   On the other hand, I don't understand how you
> ended up with the following:
> Dan Connolly wrote:
> > I just discovered that some code I wrote will produce this:
> > 2006-08-04T::
> >
> > Given this input:
> >
> > DTSTART:20060804
> >   
> Under what circumstances do you end up with either a dash ("-") in the
> date specification or a pair of colons ("::")?

Ah... yes, I should have explained... my code converts iCalendar
datetimes to XML Schema datatype datetimes of the

> Thanks,
> Eliot
Dan Connolly, W3C http://www.w3.org/People/Connolly/
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