Re: [I18N] questions about date-local

On Wed, 12 May 2010, Phillips, Addison wrote:
> The I18N WG has tasked [1] me with asking your WG about the usage 
> scenarios you envision for the 'date-local' input type (see [2]). Our 
> concern is that it is unclear what format this field produces, why this 
> field omits local time zone, and whether the format of the field is 
> sufficiently specified. We often see problems with time and date values 
> and would like to better understand the implications of this field type 
> and the usage scenarios you have developed for it.

It's intended for situations where the time zone is implied out-of-band. 
For example, flight reservation systems determine the time zone from the 
location of the airport (all flight reservation interfaces work in local 
time zones).

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Received on Wednesday, 12 May 2010 06:43:00 UTC