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[Bug 2188] R-195: Correct error in the description of order for dateTime

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Date: Tue, 15 Nov 2005 00:42:25 +0000
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------- Additional Comments From davep@iit.edu  2005-11-15 00:42 -------
(In reply to comment #0)
> This was formerly RQ-124.
> 
> The current description of order relation on dateTime says "A. Normalize P and 
> Q. That is, if there is a timezone present and it is not Z....' This is 
> incorrect; values are either timezoned or not, but they don't carry with them 
> the information of which timezone was indicated by the original lexical 
> representation. For dateTime, the timezone of a timezoned value is an artifact 
> of the lexical representation, not of the value. The order is defined on the 
> value space.
> 
> See (member-only link)
> http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Member/w3c-xml-schema-ig/2002Oct/0258.html

Back in 2002 this made sense for 1.1.  But it's OBE given the change to incorporate
timezone information in the values, and to remove leap seconds.

As far as 1.1 is concerned, this bug has been a non-issue for a long time.
Recommend it be classified as for 1.0 only.
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