[uf-discuss] Hcalendar in bbc.co.uk/programmes
andy at pigsonthewing.org.uk
Sat Dec 15 02:48:23 PST 2007
<cdc278e10712150203w2c843f33tfc823300f02e04df at mail.gmail.com>, Ciaran
McNulty <mail at ciaranmcnulty.com> writes
>On Dec 14, 2007 6:45 PM, Andy Mabbett <andy at pigsonthewing.org.uk>
>> That's a reasonable argument. It's not reasonable, though, to argue
>> (which you're not, at least not here, but which others seem to be) that
>> 16:03 is an abbreviation of what a human (geeks aside) would gather from
>> the context as being "20070912T16:03:00+01:00" (or whatever).
>Well, I think a human would know from context that it was an
>abbreviation for 16:03 on 9th Dec 2007, and would know what time zone
>we were talking about,
That's the point which I was describing as "a reasonable argument".
>which is all the info in that ISO date.
It may be in the ISO date, but the ISO date is not how an ordinary
person would conceptualise that information.
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