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Re: validation of datetime values

From: KANZAKI Masahide <mkanzaki@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 27 Sep 2012 14:49:01 +0900
Message-ID: <CAHQ1n3DVE7WnjiXV1c3oP05p=+e8P+ZWOT-86fh5qiPe21zv5w@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Michael[tm] Smith" <mike@w3.org>
Cc: www-validator@w3.org
Hi, thanks for prompt reply.

So glad to hear that the validator team will fix issues shortly.
Looking forward to seeing the updated version!

cheers,

2012/9/27 Michael[tm] Smith <mike@w3.org>:
> Hi Kanzaki-san,
>
>> @2012-09-27 14:02 +0900:
>> Hello,
>>
>> The validator seems to check <time> element value (and its datetime
>> attribute value) based on HTML5 "Dates and times microsyntax" [1],
>> resulting year only (YYYY) or year-month (YYYY-MM) invalid. e.g.
>>
>> <time>2012</time>
>> <time datetime="2012-04">April 2012</time>
>>
>> However, HTML5 spec explicitly allows these values (and more) for time
>> element [2]. I guess the validator should follow the time element
>> definition [2] rather than microsyntax definition [1].
>>
>> cheers,
>>
>>
>> [1] http://www.whatwg.org/specs/web-apps/current-work/multipage/common-microsyntaxes.html#dates-and-times
>> [2] http://www.whatwg.org/specs/web-apps/current-work/multipage/text-level-semantics.html#the-time-element
>
> I think that's just a matter of the validator not being up to date with the
> current spec. Sorry about that -- I'll try to get it fixed soon. We've got
> a bit of a backlog of validator issues like this at the moment. Hopefully
> can get most of them fixed over the next few weeks.
>
>   --Mike



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