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OT: Re: Meaning of invalid but well-formed dates

From: Martin J. Dürst <duerst@it.aoyama.ac.jp>
Date: Mon, 25 May 2009 16:38:32 +0900
Message-ID: <4A1A4AF8.1030001@it.aoyama.ac.jp>
To: Geoffrey Sneddon <foolistbar@googlemail.com>
CC: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>, HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
On 2009/05/05 0:21, Geoffrey Sneddon wrote:

>> Nope. It may be valid according to the ABNF grammar, but that doesn't
>> make March, 32 a valid date.

In another IETF WG, we used to use such kinds of dates to meet our 
deadlines. Let's say we had a deadline of March 2009 for one of our 
drafts. If we didn't make it by March 31st, we would just continue 
counting days and make it by March 45th or March 64th or whatever :-).

#-# Martin J. Dürst, Professor, Aoyama Gakuin University
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