[uf-discuss] Expanding the abbr pattern
Ben Wiley Sittler
bsittler at gmail.com
Thu May 3 15:42:07 PDT 2007
Yes, standardization takes a long time, and it's only clear in
retrospect that a standard has really "stuck". In my opinion, the jury
is still out on ISO 8601...
However, using 8601 in an abbr title and your house style in the abbr
content should work just fine, right?
On 5/3/07, Patrick H. Lauke <redux at splintered.co.uk> wrote:
> Ben Wiley Sittler wrote:
> > in
> > some cases you can get away with not using abbr:
> > Q1 '07: <span class="dtstart">2007-01-01</span> through <span
> > class="dtend">2007-04-01</span>
> > with hyphens it's reasonably human-readable. i've been using fully
> > punctuated iso 8601 date notation it everyday life (checks, contracts,
> > even announcements) for years with no problems whatsoever.
> Just want to raise, at this point, the problem an author might face with
> regards to an organisation's house styles. For instance, at my
> university, we have very specific guidelines for how dates and times etc
> should be written (hint: it ain't ISO-anything).
> Patrick H. Lauke
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