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Re: [xml-dev] ANN: a portable data component -- length

On Sat, 9 Apr 2011 18:39:18 +0100, Stephen D Green wrote:
> If a system finds an ISO date "2011-13-01" it can report it invalid.
> It does not know whether it is the month which is wrong or the order
> of month and day. If it is meant to be ISO format a la xsd:date then
> it might be a good guess that the month is wrong but that might not
> necessarily be true. It just reports that it is not a valid date and the
> error gets caught, according to externally defined logic about dates.

An excellent demonstration of the weaknesses of ISO date format.  Thank 


Amelia A. Lewis                    amyzing {at} talsever.com
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