FW: New date and time draft

Olson, Arthur David (NCI) olsona at dc37a.nci.nih.gov
Mon Apr 9 13:13:23 UTC 2001

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-----Original Message-----
From: Graham Klyne [mailto:GK at NineByNine.org]
Sent: Friday, April 06, 2001 5:11 AM
To: discuss at apps.ietf.org; tz at elsie.nci.nih.gov
Subject: New date and time draft


I've submitted a revision of the date and time draft Chris Newman wrote 
some time ago.

One of the goals for the current revision is to create a separate 
specification that answers a clear and present requirement from other parts 
concerning which there is less clear consensus.  Specifically, this draft 
aims to move forward the timestamp elements of Chris' original work, while 
allowing the trickier "schedule events" elements to be picked up and 
developed by a group with more specific relevant expertise and goals, if 


A New Internet-Draft is available from the on-line Internet-Drafts
This draft is a work item of the Instant Messaging and Presence Protocol 
Working Group of the IETF.

         Title           : Date and Time on the Internet: Timestamps
         Author(s)       : C. Newman, G. Klyne
         Filename        : draft-ietf-impp-datetime-00.txt
         Pages           : 16
         Date            : 03-Apr-01

This document defines a date and time format for use in Internet
protocols that is a profile of the ISO 8601 [ISO8601] standard for
representation of dates and times using the Gregorian calendar.

A URL for this Internet-Draft is:

Graham Klyne

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