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   RE: [xml-dev] limits of the generic

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Did I misread John's email? 2005-03-01 is 3-1 isn't it? 

	-----Original Message----- 
	From: John Cowan [mailto:jcowan@reutershealth.com] 
	Sent: Sat 9/28/2002 3:37 PM 
	To: jeni@jenitennison.com 
	Cc: John Cowan; Dare Obasanjo; uche.ogbuji@fourthought.com; Jonathan Robie; xml-dev@lists.xml.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.


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