Bug 16957 - i18n-ISSUE-85: Health warning about converting date to/from incremental time
i18n-ISSUE-85: Health warning about converting date to/from incremental time
Status: RESOLVED FIXED
Product: HTML WG
Classification: Unclassified
Component: HTML5 spec
unspecified
PC Windows NT
: P2 normal
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Assigned To: Travis Leithead [MSFT]
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: CR
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Blocks: 17854
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Reported: 2012-05-07 17:06 UTC by Addison Phillips
Modified: 2014-02-27 21:31 UTC (History)
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Description Addison Phillips 2012-05-07 17:06:53 UTC
2.5.5.2 Dates
http://www.w3.org/TR/html5/common-microsyntaxes.html#dates

The 'date' definition contains no time zone information. It is thus a floating date value and a health warning should be included about converting it to/from incremental time values.

Note that JavaScript is working on an I18N extension that will include time zone support.
Comment 1 contributor 2012-07-18 07:04:14 UTC
This bug was cloned to create bug 17854 as part of operation convergence.
Comment 2 Travis Leithead [MSFT] 2014-02-07 22:38:05 UTC
My plan is to prepare a change that adds a non-normative health warning. I'll start working on the change for HTML5.1 and if it is acceptable, I will port the change back to HTML5.0 CR branch and resolve this bug.
Comment 3 Travis Leithead [MSFT] 2014-02-11 00:28:14 UTC
The health warning change has landed in 5.1. Please review:

https://github.com/w3c/html/commit/6704d9ac2cf55a8eae2b0e12f675d74df4c3d65f
Comment 4 Addison Phillips 2014-02-11 05:04:31 UTC
Looks healthy to me.
Comment 5 Travis Leithead [MSFT] 2014-02-14 00:07:49 UTC
(In reply to Addison Phillips from comment #4)
> Looks healthy to me.

Thanks.
Comment 6 Travis Leithead [MSFT] 2014-02-22 01:40:33 UTC
Now back-ported to 5.0.

https://github.com/w3c/html/commit/4643a73280b378233548ecec2949361aefa8605f
Comment 7 Addison Phillips 2014-02-27 21:31:37 UTC
The I18N WG is also satisfied by this. Closing the related issue in tracker.