[whatwg] [wf2] Leap seconds, dates in the past
xmlizer at gmail.com
Tue Aug 15 20:33:26 PDT 2006
A lot of work as already been done by the W3C XSL WG on calendar (and even
negative year in needed)
On 8/15/06, Ian Hickson <ian at hixie.ch> wrote:
> On Mon, 10 Apr 2006, Michel Fortin wrote:
> > >
> > > I'm inclined to think that the best option for WF 2.0 is to require
> > > the use of the proleptic Gregorian calendar all the way to 0001-01-01.
> > What about prior dates?
> I don't think we need to support years before 1CE. (Frankly I don't think
> we need support dates before 1800 CE either, but that's another story.)
> Anybody doing real work with dates that far back is going to have very
> specific needs when it comes to calendars and WF2 isn't going to cut it
> for them.
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