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[whatwg] Consistency of date formats between WF 2.0 and WA 1.0

From: Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@iki.fi>
Date: Sun, 19 Nov 2006 23:53:45 +0200
Message-ID: <9A7CE3E7-5642-4B2B-9CCF-155129C19DC7@iki.fi>
On Nov 18, 2006, at 12:48, Henri Sivonen wrote:

> Why do WA 1.0 datetime formats for attributes allow space around  
> "T" or multiple spaces in place of "T" when WF 2.0 only allows "T"?  
> Also, why are spaces allowed before the time zone designator in the  
> attribute variants in WA 1.0 when WF 2.0 does not allow spaces  
> before "Z"?

The optional spaces in attribute values and replacing "T" with space  
are also a change from the format prescribed in HTML 4.01:
http://www.w3.org/TR/1999/REC-html401-19991224/types.html#h-6.11

Wouldn't it be prudent to stick to the HTML 4.01 format for attribute  
values?

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Henri Sivonen
hsivonen at iki.fi
http://hsivonen.iki.fi/
Received on Sunday, 19 November 2006 13:53:45 UTC

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