Draft profile of ISO 8601

Olson, Arthur David OLSONA at dc37a.nci.nih.gov
Thu Jun 26 12:52:04 UTC 1997

> Treatment of missing elements:
> In some cases, software components may need to compare a date/time using 
> coarser granularity with one using finer granularity.  [One option:] The missing
> portions are deemed to be equal to zero.

This is the approach now taken in the time zone information files.


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