[whatwg] [html5] datetime attribute

Mikko Rantalainen mikko.rantalainen at peda.net
Fri Jun 17 05:24:19 PDT 2005

Jonathan Leighton wrote:
> the datetime attribute. The HTML4 specification says[2] that "If a
> generating application does not know the time to the second, it may use
> the value "00" for the seconds (and minutes and hours if necessary)".

But how can one define the exact time "00" if it cannot be 
distinguished from undefined one?

> [...] I'd like all the formats in the W3C note on Date
> and Time Formats[4] to be permitted.

+1 (with a note that other formats shouldn't be even considered)

> [...]
> [4] http://www.w3.org/TR/1998/NOTE-datetime-19980827


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