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[Bug 17855] New: i18n-ISSUE-88: local/floating date terminology

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Date: Wed, 18 Jul 2012 07:04:22 +0000
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https://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=17855

           Summary: i18n-ISSUE-88: local/floating date terminology
           Product: HTML WG
           Version: unspecified
          Platform: Other
        OS/Version: other
            Status: NEW
          Severity: normal
          Priority: P3
         Component: other Hixie drafts (editor: Ian Hickson)
        AssignedTo: ian@hixie.ch
        ReportedBy: contributor@whatwg.org
         QAContact: contributor@whatwg.org
                CC: mike@w3.org, public-i18n-core@w3.org


This was was cloned from bug 16959 as part of operation convergence.
Originally filed: 2012-05-07 17:11:00 +0000
Original reporter: Addison Phillips <addison@lab126.com>

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 #0   Addison Phillips                                2012-05-07 17:11:13 +0000 
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2.5.5.7 Global dates and times
http://dev.w3.org/html5/spec/single-page.html#global-dates-and-times

This defines a 'global date and time', which is the same as a 'local date and
time', only with a time zone representation. I propose changing the 'local'
value to use the term 'floating' (since it is not truly local). The term
'global' could remain. I would also suggest adding a reference to
w3.org/TR/timezone (our note) to help users understand when to use which type.
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