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Time element

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Research, data, use cases, issues, and enhancements related to the HTML5 time element.

year only

The time element should accept just a year.

ISO8601 syntax
YYYY
use case research
http://microformats.org/wiki/birthday-examples#year_only

Opinions / discusion:

year month only

The time element should accept just a year and a month.

ISO8601 syntax
YYYY-MM

Opinions / discusion:

month day only

The time element should accept just a month and a day.

ISO8601 syntax
--MM-DD
use case research
http://microformats.org/wiki/birthday-examples#month_and_day_only

Opinions / discusion:

Calendar

The time element should accept a calendar scale (default is GREGORIAN) per the emergent vCard 4 specification, to facilitate the mark-up of non-Gregorian (e.g. Julian) dates.

Opinions / discussion:

  • +1 Andy Mabbett (Per use cases in VCARDDAV & EDTF - see external links)
  • ...

Fuzzy dates

The time element should accept fuzzy (uncertain, approximate) dates and eras.

Opinions / discussion:

  • +1 Andy Mabbett (Per use cases in "Extended Date Time Format" proposals - see external links)
  • ...

External links