Re: Strong Typing in SGML and XML
>> >> 3. The syntax for dates and so on should match some ISO standard, >> >> but I haven't found which one yet. >> > >> >Do you mean you there are several and you haven't decided between them? >> >I thought that people had converged on a single one (I can't remember >> >the number, it's something like 8601). >> >> I mean I spent half an hour poking around the Web and didn't come >> up with anything right away. If someone will send me a pointer to >> the standard syntax, I'll put it in the draft. > >ISO 8601. Being ISO it isn't on the WWW, but there is a very concise >summary which I found at http://www.mcs.vuw.ac.nz/ - just look >for ISO8601 in the search engine. You will find an article on this standard at: http://www.ft.uni-erlangen.de/~mskuhn/iso-time.html "A Summary of the International Standard Date and Time Notation" by Markus Kuhn With other links at the end of this article. The link mentionned to Gary Houston text doesn't work, try this one: http://www.mcs.vuw.ac.nz/comp/Technical/SGML/doc/iso8601/ISO8601.html The official source is in the ISO catalogue at: http://www.iso.ch/cate/cat.html ISO 8601:1988 Data elements and interchange formats -- Information interchange -- Representation of dates and times Edition: 1 (monolingual) Number of pages: 14 Price code: G ICS: 01.140.30 Descriptors: calendar dates, data representation, documentation, hours (time), information interchange Technical Corrigendum 1:1991 to ISO 8601:1988 Number of pages: 1 Last updated on 1997-05-03 Guy Teasdale tél: (418) 656-2131 - 2090 Bibliothèque de l'Université Laval fax: (418) 656-7897 Sainte-Foy, Québec G1K 7P4 Guy.Teasdale@b... xml-dev: A list for W3C XML Developers Archived as: http://www.lists.ic.ac.uk/hypermail/xml-dev/ To unsubscribe, send to majordomo@i... the following message; unsubscribe xml-dev List coordinator, Henry Rzepa (rzepa@i...)
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