[uf-discuss] hResume - Marking up experience and "present" date
ryan at technorati.com
Thu Oct 19 11:29:06 PDT 2006
On Oct 18, 2006, at 6:29 AM, Ciaran McNulty wrote:
> In iCal (and therefore presumably hCal), the following rule applies
> for events that lack a DTEND or DURATION:
> cases where a "VEVENT" calendar component specifies a "DTSTART"
> property with a DATE data type but no "DTEND" property, the events
> non-inclusive end is the end of the calendar date specified by the
> "DTSTART" property. For cases where a "VEVENT" calendar component
> specifies a "DTSTART" property with a DATE-TIME data type but no
> "DTEND" property, the event ends on the same calendar date and time
> of day specified by the "DTSTART" property."
> Therefore your markup would therefore have an implicit DTEND at the
> end of 15th Dec 2005, by my reading of the spec.
> Unfortunately I don't think ISO8061 has a way of representing 'now' -
> the only thing I could suggest would be that you set it equal to the
> document's publication date, maybe using PHP as you suggest.
Ugg, that's annoying. I think I actually missed this when writing
hResume. I wrongly assumed that VEVENTS with no DTEND were ongoing.
For the sake of publishers, it might be useful to find a way for
people to say 'now' or 'present' in hCalendar.
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