[whatwg] <time>

Julian Reschke julian.reschke at gmx.de
Fri Mar 13 01:10:24 PDT 2009

Robert J Burns wrote:
> ...
> Let us keep in mind that the HTML5 draft does not reference ISO 8601. It 
> also already reaches way beyond ISO 8601 and claims to handle dates all 
> the way back to 0000-01-01 whereas ISO 8601 only handles dates between 
> 1582 and 9999. So HTML5 already takes on the task of specifying dates 
> ...


"The standard permits expansion to, for example, represent years before 
1582 or after 9999, but only by prior agreement between the sender and 
the receiver."

BR, Julian

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