[microformats-discuss] FYI: Boyd on Microformats and
Tantek Ç elik
tantek at cs.stanford.edu
Mon Oct 10 16:54:41 PDT 2005
On 10/10/05 4:26 PM, "Craig Ogg" <craig.ogg at gmail.com> wrote:
> In that same article, Stowe Boyd says, "Turns out I just had a
> conceptual problem: I was thinking that dtend worked differently. If
> an event is intended to run on 15 Nov, without a tipulated hour of
> ending, then you should encode dtend as 16 Nov!)"
> If he is correct,
I believe this is the case.
> this seems to me to be a violation of the "human
> first, computers second" principle.
I'm not sure I understand how you came to that conclusion. Could you
explain a little?
> In fact, it appears that the
> example on the wiki:
>> <span class="vevent">
>> <a class="url" href="http://www.web2con.com/">
>> <span class="summary">Web 2.0 Conference</span>:
>> <abbr class="dtstart" title="2005-10-05">October 5</abbr>-
>> <abbr class="dtend" title="2005-10-07">7</abbr>,
>> at the <span class="location">Argent Hotel, San Francisco, CA</span>
>> which could be displayed as:
>> Web 2.0 Conference: October 5-7, at the Argent Hotel, San Francisco, CA
> Is wrong. This would represent a conference that was October 5-6.
> Am I missing something or is there a disconnect here?
/me goes to check ietf-calsify archives on the matter...
Ah, if you read through the recent (just over a month old) thread starting
You will note that the DTEND is exclusive, and thus, no, you are not missing
something, there *is* a disconnect there and I made a mistake in the
/me goes to fix the example and add a note explaining what is going on.
This message is short and to the point:
Thanks again for pointing this out Craig, I think this may have caused some
amount of undo confusion.
Now to fix the hCalendar Creator to handle this correctly...
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