Re: [ISO8601] ISO 8601 document - The Best Of Dates, The Worst of Dates
- g_healton wrote:
>An excellent document. I'll add a link from my 8601 page. I have
> I have made major revisions to my document that provides information
> about date and times. This includes a substantial section on the
> common and technical use of ISO 8601.
> While the document is at
> Any feedback would be appreciated.
a few comments though.
The first is some text which could cause errors in the way people use
ISO 8601 dates. Section 4.2.3's paragraph on time zones says:
> A notation of =hhmm (basic format, =hh-mm extended format), whereI think the hyphen between "hh" and "mm" should be a colon.
> "=" is a sign ("+" or "-")
A few very minor typos which happened to catch my eye:
> As long as you are willing to ignore the 1582 (1752 in Britain andShouldn't have an apostrophy in "it's". "Britain and it is colonies"
> it's colonies)
wouldn't be right.
> "that 39 years away, why worry?"Should be an "is" or "'s" after "that".
> If you determine the extra effort is warranted to copy with occasionalI assume "copy" should be "cope".
> time of day corrections from operators...