[uf-discuss] human readable date parsing

Michael MD mdagn at spraci.com
Thu May 3 19:42:32 PDT 2007

> I don't think this will work, for the same reason tel-type and adr- type 
> don't work: l10n/i18n. They require displayed machine values to  be in 
> English.
> <span class="vmonth" lang="en">July</span>
> <span class="vmonth" lang="es">julio</span>
> <span class="vmonth" lang="jp">7 月</span>
> <span class="vmonth" lang="ru">июль</span>

good point ...

parsing it might end up needing a database of day and month names and 
character sets and numbers in every known language!
(possibly also other types of calendars that might be used in some parts of 
the world ... this could get very complicated very quickly!)

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