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Re: The minimum set

From: Alex Hopmann <hopmann@holonet.net>
Date: Fri, 17 Apr 1998 10:49:42 -0700
Message-ID: <005201bd6a29$355e0740$03fe3b9d@alexhop1.dns.microsoft.com>
To: "Rick Henderson" <rickh@netscape.com>, <www-webdav-dasl@w3.org>
Rick Henderson wrote:
> I think a date comparison is important enough to be in the minimum set.
This
>isn't that advanced a feature.  I think most search engines and most RDBMS
>have it or something close enough to support implementation.
>
>I'd be inclined to include numeric comparison as well.  I'm not so sure it
is
>as
>essential as date but it seems easier and ought to be there for
consistency.


By the way, one of the nice things about ISO8601 dates is that when you use
ISO8601 with a consistent profile (always "basic" or always "extended" and
not allowing you to skip terms) date comparsions are 100% the same as string
comparisons.

Alex
Received on Friday, 17 April 1998 13:53:22 GMT

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