[microformats-discuss] International date formats

fantasai fantasai.lists at inkedblade.net
Mon Jul 25 04:54:43 PDT 2005

Robert Bachmann wrote:
> Ryan King wrote:
>>As many have noticed, the <abbr> for date/time gets reused alot...so,
>>I think it could stand to be refactored out into its own elemental
>>microformat. What do you think?
> I think every date/time on the web should be expressed using
> <abbr title="YYYY-MM-DDTHH:MM">...</abbr>.

Since ISO 8601 apparently allows replacing the 'T' with a space
then the value of 'title', which is *supposed* to be human-readable
and which would not be otherwise ambiguous, should use a space,
not a 'T'.


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