Thank you! I guess, we will have to wrap json into our own parser to
return date objects as such in target languages.
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, John Cowan <cowan@...> wrote:
> Vlad scripsit:
> > Are there any best practices or suggestions among JSON implementers on
> > a structured way to pass timedate data?
> Timestamps are in my opinion too trivial to be worth structuring.
> The fixed string format of RFC 3339 are not burdensome to parse:
> like "2008-09-04T11:41:00-04:00", meaning September 4th, 2009 at 11:41,
> with an offset from Universal Time of negative 4 hours zero minutes.
> The "T" is a fixed separator (it can also be "t") between the date and
> the time. If you are using Universal Time (also called UTC and GMT)
> in all cases (which I recommend), you may replace "+00:00" with "Z".
> The only other option is that if the timestamp has sub-second precision,
> the normal two digits of the seconds field may be supplemented by a
> decimal point and as many more digits as you need.
> John Cowan cowan@... http://ccil.org/~cowan
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