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Bug 16958 - i18n-ISSUE-87: leap seconds not allowed?
Summary: i18n-ISSUE-87: leap seconds not allowed?
Alias: None
Product: HTML WG
Classification: Unclassified
Component: HTML5 spec (show other bugs)
Version: unspecified
Hardware: PC Windows NT
: P2 minor
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Ian 'Hixie' Hickson
QA Contact: HTML WG Bugzilla archive list
Depends on:
Reported: 2012-05-07 17:09 UTC by Addison Phillips
Modified: 2012-05-08 15:31 UTC (History)
5 users (show)

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Description Addison Phillips 2012-05-07 17:09:03 UTC Times

There is a note disallowing the representation of leap seconds. This poses a potential problem for applications sensitive to leap seconds. Should the values be allowed, even if later processing does not deal with it?
Comment 1 Ian 'Hixie' Hickson 2012-05-08 00:16:55 UTC
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Status: Rejected
Change Description: no spec change
Rationale: No, that would just cause massive confusion to all the people who don't deal with them (which is basically everyone).