Re: Change Proposal for time element - add an era attribute

On Fri, 13 Apr 2012 08:42:54 +0100, Ian Devlin <> wrote:

> On 13 April 2012 00:46, Jace Voracek <> wrote:
>> An 'Era' attribute to the <time> element does seem reasonable, yet  
>> might I
>> recommend allowing the values "BC" and "AD" to work in conjunction with  
>> the
>> values "BCE" and "CE", seeing that these standards are both  
>> interchangeably
>> used in the Gregorian calender despite them being equivalent in value.

I like the idea of this. An alternative is simply to have an attribute  
"bce", which if present makes it a bce date (and if absent, makes the date  

<time datetime="15-03-44" bce>Julius Caesar killed</time>


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