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Did I misread John's email? 2005-03-01 is 3-1 isn't it?
From: John Cowan [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
Sent: Sat 9/28/2002 3:37 PM
Cc: John Cowan; Dare Obasanjo; email@example.com; Jonathan Robie; firstname.lastname@example.org
Subject: Re: [xml-dev] limits of the generic
Jeni Tennison scripsit:
> The algorithm in the W3C XML Schema Datatypes Recommendation adds the
> year/month component first (which would give 2005-02-29), then "pins"
> the result of that to give a legal date (i.e. 2005-02-28), and then
> adds the day and time components of the duration (to give the final
> answer of 2005-03-01).
Which Astonishes me (as in Principle of Least Astonishment). I would
have expected a year after 2-29 to be 3-1.