[whatwg] Parsing RFC3339 constructs
ian at hixie.ch
Fri Apr 24 22:35:10 PDT 2009
On Fri, 2 Jan 2009, Asbjørn Ulsberg wrote:
> Reading the spec, I have to wonder: Does HTML5 need to specify as much
> as it does inline? Can't more of it be referenced to ISO 8601 or even
> better; RFC 3339? I really fancy how Atom (RFC 4287) has defined date
> constructs: <http://www.atompub.org/rfc4287.html#date.constructs> Does
> not RFC 3339 defined date and time in a satisfactory manner to use
> directly in HTML5?
The problem isn't so much the syntax definitions as the parsing
definitions. We need very specific parsing rules; it's not clear that
there is anything to refer to that does the job we need here.
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