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[whatwg] Issues relating to the syntax of dates and times

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Tue, 25 Nov 2008 21:39:39 +0000 (UTC)
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0811252128570.17401@hixie.dreamhostps.com>
On Tue, 25 Nov 2008, Pentasis wrote:
> 
> This confuses me again ;-) Sorry.  Are you saying that examples and 
> use-cases will be excluded from the spec?

I'm saying that examples of use cases will be included, and that the words 
"use cases" will generally be avoided.


> Like I stated before, I understand that times/dates are never *exact* 
> (esp. very old ones). So either this element should get a limited 
> use-case (like blog entries, calendar dates for meetings etc.) or should 
> be able to handle all time/date use-cases (even fictional ones). Either 
> way, this should be explicitly defined or excluded in the spec. 
> shouldn't it?

I've clarified the spec on this topic. Let me know if it is still vague.

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