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[whatwg] Dates BCE

From: Sam Kuper <sam.kuper@uclmail.net>
Date: Thu, 30 Jul 2009 22:07:35 +0100
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2009/7/30 Aryeh Gregor <Simetrical+w3c at gmail.com>
>?<time> certainly wouldn't help
> here -- this application doesn't need a way to say "this text string
> denotes a particular time", but rather "this event happened at this
> particular time".

The latter presupposes the former. That's why being able to mark
historical dates up with <time> or <date> or <year> (etc, as
appropriate) would be so useful, and indeed appropriate in HTML5.
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