[whatwg] Parsing RFC3339 constructs

Julian Reschke julian.reschke at gmx.de
Tue Jun 30 21:42:06 PDT 2009

Ian Hickson wrote:
>> If this was a totally new syntax, I would agree.
>> But as something based on ISO8601 (and thereby also RFC 3339) it appears 
>> to be a bad idea to make it less compatible just for that reason.
> We've seriously simplified the ISO-8601 syntax in many more ways than just 
> this. This was a conscious design decision.

Yes, the same decision was made for RFC 3339 (and the similar W3C Note). 
I was recommending to stay closer to those, not to ISO8601.

> ...

BR, Julian

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