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RE: Dates with timezones

From: Ashok Malhotra <ashokma@microsoft.com>
Date: Sat, 23 Mar 2002 09:02:09 -0800
Message-ID: <E5B814702B65CB4DA51644580E4853FB019EE9B1@red-msg-12.redmond.corp.microsoft.com>
To: <michael.h.kay@ntlworld.com>, <www-xml-schema-comments@w3.org>
Yes!  I would like to see a pattern for the lexical form of all
datatypes
in Schema 1.1.  Also, a better exposition of how the lexical space maps
to
the value space. 

All the best, Ashok 
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-----Original Message-----
From: Michael Kay [mailto:michael.h.kay@ntlworld.com] 
Sent: Saturday, March 23, 2002 5:32 AM
To: Ashok Malhotra; www-xml-schema-comments@w3.org
Subject: RE: Dates with timezones

> I think it's the "T" that is causing confusion.  This is the time
> separator
> that separates the time fields from the date fields in a dateTime.
> 
> The time zone is specified as hh:mm or Z following the lexical format
> for date, gMonth etc.  For example 2002-03-22-05:00 for date and
> 1999-05-05:00 for gYearMonth.

Thanks. In a future edition of XML Schema, it would be nice to add
patterns (or even examples) showing the format of these (non-ISO8601)
values.

Mike 
Received on Saturday, 23 March 2002 12:02:12 UTC

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