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Re: <time> values in HTML5

From: Michael Kay <mike@saxonica.com>
Date: Tue, 22 Nov 2011 08:28:52 +0000
Message-ID: <4ECB5D44.1060709@saxonica.com>
To: www-xml-schema-comments@w3.org
On 22/11/2011 00:19, John Cowan wrote:
> Julian Reschke scripsit:
>
>>> 2. Precedent. Explicit exclusion of month and year durations from iCalendar (which was the basis for hCalendar, which was a key design driver for the time element).
>> Interesting. See<https://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc5545#section-3.3.6>.
> Well, yes; meetings don't normally last for months or years.  Timespans on
> the Web are not so limited; there are hundreds of millions of Google hits
> for phrases like "for six months" and "for five years" that might be sensibly
> marked up with the<time>  element.
>
And I rather liked this example that I stumbled upon while testing the 
theory: "Teach yourself programming in ten years" by Peter Norvig.

http://norvig.com/21-days.html

Some people take their time...

Michael Kay
Saxonica
Received on Tuesday, 22 November 2011 08:29:16 GMT

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