[microformats-discuss] Microformat for timestamp of updated content

Joe Gregorio joe.gregorio at gmail.com
Wed Aug 17 00:18:29 PDT 2005

On 8/17/05, Lucas Gonze <lucas.gonze at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 8/16/05, Joe Gregorio <joe.gregorio at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Datetime formats were discussed at great length for Atom. As such
> > you might want to take a look at:
> >
> >    http://atompub.org/2005/07/11/draft-ietf-atompub-format-10.html#rfc.section.3.3
> I notice that Atom went with xsd:dateTime while all the h* formats I
> know of use ISO 8601.  Can you say what the reason was, Joe?

One of the big reasons the datetime format of RFC 3339 was chosen 
was because any value conformant to that spec was also automatically
conformant to [ISO.8601.1988], [W3C.NOTE-datetime-19980827], and


Joe Gregorio        http://bitworking.org

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