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[whatwg] [wf2] Leap seconds, dates in the past

From: Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@iki.fi>
Date: Mon, 10 Apr 2006 21:15:10 +0300
Message-ID: <59B59D29-F130-4EAB-81AD-63EFB7423A1E@iki.fi>
On Apr 10, 2006, at 16:43, Michel Fortin wrote:

> Le 10 avr. 2006 ? 7:19, Henri Sivonen a ?crit :
>
>> I'm inclined to think that the best option for WF 2.0 is to  
>> require the use of the proleptic Gregorian calendar all the way to  
>> 0001-01-01.
>
> What about prior dates?

The syntax does not allow them, so I considered them being outside  
the problem space that WF 2.0 is addressing.

> Maybe there should be a way to specify the calendar the date uses  
> when it's not Gregorian.

Down that path lie architecture astronautics intertwined with  
political correctness--for very little gain. Let's not go there.

-- 
Henri Sivonen
hsivonen at iki.fi
http://hsivonen.iki.fi/
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