<div>A lot of work as already been done by the W3C XSL WG on calendar (and even negative year in needed)</div>
<div><a href="http://www.w3.org/TR/xslt20/#lang-cal-country">http://www.w3.org/TR/xslt20/#lang-cal-country</a><br> </div>
<div><span class="gmail_quote">On 8/15/06, <b class="gmail_sendername">Ian Hickson</b> <<a href="mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org">email@example.com</a>> wrote:</span>
<blockquote class="gmail_quote" style="PADDING-LEFT: 1ex; MARGIN: 0px 0px 0px 0.8ex; BORDER-LEFT: #ccc 1px solid">On Mon, 10 Apr 2006, Michel Fortin wrote:<br>> ><br>> > I'm inclined to think that the best option for WF
2.0 is to require<br>> > the use of the proleptic Gregorian calendar all the way to 0001-01-01.<br>><br>> What about prior dates?<br><br>I don't think we need to support years before 1CE. (Frankly I don't think
<br>we need support dates before 1800 CE either, but that's another story.)<br><br>Anybody doing real work with dates that far back is going to have very<br>specific needs when it comes to calendars and WF2 isn't going to cut it
<br>for them.<br><br>--<br>Ian Hickson U+1047E )\._.,--....,'``. fL<br><a href="http://ln.hixie.ch/">http://ln.hixie.ch/</a> U+263A /, _.. \ _\ ;`._ ,.<br>Things that are impossible just take longer. `._.-(,_..'--(,_..'`-.;.'