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From: Nishiseki, Ernest <NishisekiE@DNB.com>
Date: Fri, 3 Mar 2000 10:35:26 -0500
Message-ID: <0A2FDC11F692D311AA730008C7B161F22117B3@exbhbhmb04.us.dbisna.com>
To: "'www-xml-schema-comments@w3.org'" <www-xml-schema-comments@w3.org>
Hello,

I have been looking through the XML Schema Part 2: Datatypes W3C Working
Draft 25 February 2000
and have a question concerning the lexical representation of the timeInstant
datatype (section 3.2.6.1
timeInstant Lexical Representation).

Does the timeInstant lexical representation support the ISO 8601 reduced
precision formats of time (i.e.,
can the fraction of seconds, seconds, minutes be omitted).

So, for example, are the following valid timeInstant literals:

2000-03-25T23:30:25
2000-03-25T23:30
2000-03-25T23

Also, is the same concept of reduced precision for time permissible in the
recurringInstant and time datatypes?

Thanks,

Ernest Nishiseki
Senior Architect
Dun & Bradstreet
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New York, N.Y. 10017
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email: nishisekie@dnb.com
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