[uf-discuss] hResume - Marking up experience and "present" date

Tantek Ç elik tantek at cs.stanford.edu
Thu Oct 19 11:57:28 PDT 2006

On 10/19/06 11:29 AM, "Ryan King" <ryan at technorati.com> wrote:

> On Oct 18, 2006, at 6:29 AM, Ciaran McNulty wrote:
>> In iCal (and therefore presumably hCal), the following rule applies
>> for events that lack a DTEND or DURATION:
>> "For
>>   cases where a "VEVENT" calendar component specifies a "DTSTART"
>>   property with a DATE data type but no "DTEND" property, the events
>>   non-inclusive end is the end of the calendar date specified by the
>>   "DTSTART" property. For cases where a "VEVENT" calendar component
>>   specifies a "DTSTART" property with a DATE-TIME data type but no
>>   "DTEND" property, the event ends on the same calendar date and time
>>   of day specified by the "DTSTART" property."
>> http://www.ietf.org/rfc/rfc2445.txt
>> Therefore your markup would therefore have an implicit DTEND at the
>> end of 15th Dec 2005, by my reading of the spec.
>> Unfortunately I don't think ISO8061 has a way of representing 'now' -
>> the only thing I could suggest would be that you set it equal to the
>> document's publication date, maybe using PHP as you suggest.
> Ugg, that's annoying. I think I actually missed this when writing
> hResume. I wrongly assumed that VEVENTS with no DTEND were ongoing.
> For the sake of publishers, it might be useful to find a way for
> people to say 'now' or 'present' in hCalendar.

Agreed, for now, this is an excellent point to start:




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