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Subject: DOCBOOK: Re: RFE: Date Format

David Lloyd <lloy0076@rebel.net.au> writes:

> The original problem was that noone could work out what 1/4/2000 (for
> example) means...

That's why we all are asked to use ISO notation these days; if you
really think a DATE element is needed give it a PCDATA content and use:


Otherwise, Karsten M. Self is completely right.  And don't try to make
the DocBook DTD a catch all DTD ;)

Historian who want all kind of "strange" date systems should try to
check out "kleio" (κλειω), developed at the MPI Göttingen (Manfred
Thaller).  But it's not based on SGML (1992); I don't know the exact

work : ke@suse.de                          |                   ,__o
     : http://www.suse.de/~ke/             |                 _-\_<,
home : keichwa@gmx.net                     |                (*)/'(*)

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