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   RE: Why XML data typing is hard

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  • From: "Michael Kay" <M.H.Kay@eng.icl.co.uk>
  • To: "XML Dev" <xml-dev@ic.ac.uk>
  • Date: Fri, 4 Dec 1998 18:14:35 -0000

> > I assume that date formats have even more variations than
> > numbers, at least until there is agreement on a stardate!
> Actually ISO 8601 is slowly gaining on its competitors, and has a
> good chance of winning.

Except among astronomers, who have used "stardates" for years, or more
correctly Julian Day Numbers, i.e. the number of days since 1 Jan 4713 BC.

Mike Kay on stardate 2451152

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