[rfc-i] [IAB] draft-iab-rfcv3-preptool-latest, "5. What the v3 Prep Tool Does"
Joe Hildebrand (jhildebr)
jhildebr at cisco.com
Tue Apr 12 07:47:11 PDT 2016
Can we at least normalize the common case (English month names)? Other values can be allowed, but those will always be detectable as not-useful-for-math very quickly after normalization.
On 4/11/16, 5:46 AM, "IAB on behalf of Julian Reschke" <iab-bounces at iab.org on behalf of julian.reschke at gmx.de> wrote:
>The editor's copy of the spec says in
>"Normalize the values of “month” attributes in all <date> elements to
>Yet <draft-iab-xml2rfc-03.html#element.date> says:
>"The date information can have prose text for the month or year. For
>example, vagu"e dates (year="ca. 2000"), date ranges (year="2012-2013"),
>non-specific months (month="Second quarter") and so on are allowed."
>...so I don't see how rewriting month attributes would be always possible.
>Best regards, Julian
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