[whatwg] iso8601

Ian Hickson ian at hixie.ch
Tue Jul 19 06:25:51 PDT 2005

On Tue, 19 Jul 2005, Kai Hendry wrote:
> I've noticed the datetime demo:
> http://www.whatwg.org/demos/date-01/
> Which implements input type="datetime"
> Doesn't conform to ISO 8601 of the datetime attribute in WF2. 

It doesn't need to. That's the fallback value.

> In the input element is there a need for datetime, datetime-local, date, 
> month, week and time, when a single ISO8601 string could perhaps do?

How could a single one do?

> ISO8601 support seems non-trivial. Though this could be a starting
> point: http://delete.me.uk/2005/03/iso8601.html

ISO8601 support is not required; one is only required to support what the 
WF2 spec says.

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