Precise Expansion Patterns (was: Re: [uf-discuss] Hcalendar in

Paul Wilkins pmw57 at
Fri Dec 14 13:13:17 PST 2007

On Dec 15, 2007 9:19 AM, Martin McEvoy <martin at> wrote:
> On Fri, 2007-12-14 at 19:21 +0000, Ben Ward wrote:
> > '3:23' IS NOT an
> > abbreviation of the string 'PT3M23S' (hAudio).

I think you're right. It should be P3M23S instead.

> A couple of us involved in the brainstorming and after, Myself and Andy
> I think recommended that the duration class should just be expressed as
> <span class="duration">3:23</span>
> Its enough for hAudio I think and doesn't violate the abbr pattern as
> the current spec tentatively does.

Will you be contesting the date pattern as well? If the date pattern
is acceptable then the time pattern is directly acceptable as well
through the very same standards.

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