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[whatwg] Parsing RFC3339 constructs

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Sat, 25 Apr 2009 05:35:10 +0000 (UTC)
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0904250532020.10370@hixie.dreamhostps.com>
On Fri, 2 Jan 2009, Asbj?rn Ulsberg wrote:
> 
> Reading the spec, I have to wonder: Does HTML5 need to specify as much 
> as it does inline? Can't more of it be referenced to ISO 8601 or even 
> better; RFC 3339? I really fancy how Atom (RFC 4287) has defined date 
> constructs: <http://www.atompub.org/rfc4287.html#date.constructs> Does 
> not RFC 3339 defined date and time in a satisfactory manner to use 
> directly in HTML5?

The problem isn't so much the syntax definitions as the parsing 
definitions. We need very specific parsing rules; it's not clear that 
there is anything to refer to that does the job we need here.

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