[uf-discuss] human readable date parsing

James Craig jcraig at apple.com
Thu May 3 10:49:03 PDT 2007

victor jalencas wrote:

> Since using ISO8601 is a w3c recommendation, I wondered where
> specifically they were recommending its use. Looks like there is an
> element (a couple of them, actually) with an attribute that can
> legally contain an ISO datetime: INS and DEL.

Technically, that should only be used when the textual content of the  
element has been inserted or deleted, but I don't have an issue with  
the empty <ins> or <del>. I've added it to the wiki test cases.

> Other parts of the spec that look interesting, and that I had
> forgotten long ago, are script macros [1]; and perhaps even specifying
> datetime info as script data, put on an event handler (in the ABBR or
> SPAN element) that we know we won't trigger normally (for example, an
> onblur on an empty element).

onchange would be even less likely. I've added both the test cases.


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