[whatwg] <time>

Julian Reschke julian.reschke at gmx.de
Thu Mar 12 09:53:06 PDT 2009

Geoffrey Sneddon wrote:
> ...
> Ultimately, why is the Gregorian calendar good enough for the ISO but 
> not us? I'm sure plenty of arguments were made to the ISO before ISO8601 
> was published, yet that still supports only the Gregorian calendar, 
> having been revised twice since it's original publication in 1988. Is 
> there really any need to go beyond what ISO 8601 supports?
> ...


We aren't the subject matter experts on calendars and date formats, so 
why do we pretend we are?

BR, Julian

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