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[whatwg] internationalization/localization

From: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
Date: Tue, 13 Jul 2004 13:11:49 +0200
Message-ID: <40F3C375.9050104@inkedblade.net>
Ian Hickson wrote:

> On Thu, 8 Jul 2004, fantasai wrote:
> 
>>Ian Hickson wrote:
>>
>>
>>>The second issue is localisation of data formats. I agree this needs to be
>>>done client-side. We'll probably have some way to do that either in Web
>>>Apps 1.0 or Web Forms 3.0.
>>
>>Could you please explain what you mean by "localisation of data formats"?
> 
> 
> Making:
> 
>    <p>The boat trip will be on 04/12/05.</p>
> 
> ...render the date in the user's locale.

Ah. You mean something like

   <p>The boat trip will be on
     <date format="compact">2005-12-04</date>.</p>
or
   <p>The boat trip will be on
     <date format="compact" iso="2005-12-04">04/12/05</date>.</p>
?

~fantasai

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