[microformats-discuss] re: Microformat for timestamp of updated
ryan at technorati.com
Wed Aug 17 19:25:43 PDT 2005
On Aug 17, 2005, at 6:45 PM, Joe Gregorio wrote:
> RFC 3339 is, as Ted pointed out, a subset of ISO 8601.
> But I think it's important to realize how varied ISO 8601
> dates can be.
> The following are all valid ISO 8601 dates:
> 1997-07-16 19:20+01:00
> Care to guess what that last one represents?
I think the answer is 42.
> OTOH, RFC 3339 is strict, only the following forms are allowed
Thanks for the analysis here, its saved a lot of RTFM-ing and
probably not just for me.
If your analysis is correct, I'm very much in favor of using RFC 3339
in instead of ISO 8601 (wherever appropriate).
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