[whatwg] Dates BCE

Tab Atkins Jr. jackalmage at gmail.com
Thu Jul 30 10:01:33 PDT 2009

On Thu, Jul 30, 2009 at 11:56 AM, Mike Shaver<mike.shaver at gmail.com> wrote:
> Can the historical-timeline community perhaps work with a microformat
> for such things, so that we can standardize on the basis of experience
> using the technology in the field, rather than on speculative uses?

I'd actually advise against trying to push this to the Microformats
group.  They're about marking up visible data in such a way that a
machine can parse it.

This discussion so far seems to be about taking a visible date (or
date range, possibly fuzzy) in an arbitrary calendar, and marking it
up with an invisible date in the proleptic gregorian calendar, with
support for ranges and fuzziness.


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