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Dave Cridland [Home] dave at
Tue Jul 22 17:03:20 EEST 2003

On Tue, 2003-07-22 at 10:57, Marc Mutz wrote:
> Why not simply define
>   application/(x-)datetime
> as holding a date-time in the rfc3339 profile of the iso8601 format? I 
> don't see any use in defining a proprietary format for this. The other 
> way around: It will bite you when you need to consider time zones 
> (which your proposal already leaves out) and other, more esoteric 
> features of our calendar system. I also don't see the point of not 
> allowing time at the same time.

Seems very sane, although I'd suggest "text/[x-]timestamp" might be more
inline with RFC3339 (text because it is human readable, timestamp
because it's more inline with the title of the RFC.)


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