[uf-discuss] Resoling the "exclusive end date" issue

Andy Mabbett andy at pigsonthewing.org.uk
Mon Sep 3 15:03:08 PDT 2007

In message <$faV+yVTdF3GFwsY at pigsonthewing.org.uk>, Andy Mabbett 
<andy at pigsonthewing.org.uk> writes

>In message <57827. at www.gradwell.com>, 
>Andy Mabbett <andy at pigsonthewing.org.uk> writes
>>There is an outstanding hCalendar "issue" [...] around the use of
>>exclusive dtend for whole-day dates [...] which is also one of the
>>concerns with the misuse of abbr.
>>One of the proposed remedies is to create a new class in hCalendar (and
>>other microformats requiring and end date), perhaps "dtendinc" (for
>>"inclusive date end") or "dtendwhole" (for "whole-day date end"), such
>>that [...]
>>parsers are instructed, when exporting iCalendars, to increment the date
>>in order to generate the exclusive date-end required by iCalendar.
>>As discussed previously [...]
>>it would be sensible for this solution to be implemented, subject to the
>>usual caveats about process and testing, before the watershed formed by
>>the release of Firefox 3.
>This would also be in accordance with the stated microformats principle 
>of "lowering barriers for publishers":
>        <http://microformats.org/wiki/principles#lowering-barriers>

Which accordance is not negated by this edit:


Andy Mabbett

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