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   RE: [xml-dev] W3C Schema: Resistance is Futile, says Don Box

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> John Cowan wrote:
> > Julius Caesar was assassinated on <date 
> gDate="-43-03-13">the ides of 
> > March, 710 A.U.C.</date>
> I am as unhappy as Simon with your use of attribute here, but 
> even more with the
> (double: year and day, both) inaccuracy of its value.
So what's the accurate value, remembering that XML Schema and ISO 8601
both use a proleptic Gregorian calendar, and that the ISO 8601 calendar
includes a year 0 while the XML Schema version does not?

Michael Kay
Software AG
home: Michael.H.Kay@ntlworld.com
work: Michael.Kay@softwareag.com 


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