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[whatwg] Dates BCE

From: Elliotte Rusty Harold <elharo@ibiblio.org>
Date: Thu, 30 Jul 2009 06:43:13 -0700
Message-ID: <654a2bb30907300643v6f8bb932g508f37d6a130d27a@mail.gmail.com>
I note in http://www.whatwg.org/specs/web-apps/current-work/#valid-date-string
that "Dates before the year zero can't be represented as a datetime in
this version of HTML." This seems a serious omission. Why can we
represent the birth of Nero but not the birth of Julius Caesar? Are
there plans to rectify it?

Elliotte Rusty Harold
elharo at ibiblio.org
Received on Thursday, 30 July 2009 06:43:13 UTC

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