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Bug 6294 - Date microsyntax defines incorrect range for month and day fields
Summary: Date microsyntax defines incorrect range for month and day fields
Alias: None
Product: HTML WG
Classification: Unclassified
Component: pre-LC1 HTML5 spec (editor: Ian Hickson) (show other bugs)
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All All
: P2 normal
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Ian 'Hixie' Hickson
QA Contact: HTML WG Bugzilla archive list
Depends on:
Reported: 2008-12-10 09:17 UTC by Lachlan Hunt
Modified: 2010-10-04 13:54 UTC (History)
4 users (show)

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Description Lachlan Hunt 2008-12-10 09:17:31 UTC
The definition for the date microsyntaxes specify months and days using the wrong range:

"Two digits, representing the month month, in the range 0 ≤ month ≤ 12"

"Two digits, representing day, in the range 0 ≤ day ≤ maxday where maxday is the number of days in the month month and year year"

Both those 0's should be changed to 1's.
Comment 1 Olivier Gendrin 2008-12-15 14:09:22 UTC
Not if the 0 means 'unknown'. But that should be mentioned.
Comment 2 Maciej Stachowiak 2010-03-14 13:16:00 UTC
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