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PaceDateElement


Abstract

Replace the atom:modified, atom:issued, and atom:created dates with a single date element.

Status

Open.

Supporters

SamRuby

Rationale

The following were primary factors considered in the production of this proposal:

Proposal

Sections 5.6 "atom:modified" Element, 5.7 "atom:issued" Element, and 5.8 "atom:created" Element would all be replaced with a single section describing an "atom:date" Element:

Example:

Impacts

Publishers will need to select one primary date for every entry, instead of three.

Notes

The date defined in this proposal requires a timezone. That may need to be revisited.

RFC 3339 section 5.6 contains the following which we should consider limiting, for purposes of interoperability:


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