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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?

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

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