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Bug 16956 - i18n-ISSUE-84: Representing BCE months
Summary: i18n-ISSUE-84: Representing BCE months
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 17:05 UTC by Addison Phillips
Modified: 2012-05-08 15:24 UTC (History)
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Description Addison Phillips 2012-05-07 17:05:02 UTC Months

The 'months' definition only handles dates from the (proleptic) Gregorian year 0 in the common era going forwards. There is no way to represent BCE dates. Should there be?
Comment 1 Ian 'Hixie' Hickson 2012-05-08 00:17:10 UTC
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Status: Rejected
Change Description: no spec change
Rationale: Not if there's no use case.