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XSD vs ISO seconds fraction separator

From: Daniel Vogelheim <Daniel.Vogelheim@Sun.COM>
Date: Thu, 04 Nov 2004 18:06:23 +0100
To: www-xml-schema-comments@w3.org
Message-id: <418A618F.2050004@sun.com>

Hello all,

Regarding dateTime (and similar time types):

ISO 8601 specifies that seconds and fractions of seconds are to be 
separated by a comma or a dot, with comma being preferred. The XML 
Schema data type 'dateTime' allows only the dot. This difference is a 
bit of a nuisance when validating ISO conforming date-time values with 
second fractions. Is this deliberate, or could this be considered an errata?

Thank you.

Daniel Vogelheim
Received on Thursday, 4 November 2004 17:06:25 UTC

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