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Re: Euro currency sign

From: David Perrell <davidp@earthlink.net>
Date: Thu, 23 Oct 1997 17:07:56 -0700
To: "Martin Bryan" <mtbryan@sgml.u-net.com>, <www-international@w3.org>, <www-html@w3.org>
Message-ID: <01bce010$e150d1c0$a211d9cf@davidp>
Martin Bryan wrote:

>You have a computer which will be able to accept the power supply sources
>that will be arround in 9999AD?

Who knows? There may not be a 9999AD. But a standard date format that
disallows references to pre-0000 and post-9999 dates is short-sighted.

>If you want to deal with all dates, irrespective of Era, I suggest you
>the set of date definitions in ISO/IEC 10744, HyTime, which are designed to
>allow an SGML representation of all dates. This will allow you to specify
>the above date using the Julian, Gegorian, Hebrew, Chinese,.... calendars
>without ambiguity.

Can you point to an overview of HyTime?

David Perrell
Received on Thursday, 23 October 1997 20:10:22 UTC

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