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  Date and Time Formats
ISO 8601 describes a large number of date/time formats.
The aim is to simplify the use of ISO 8601 in World Wide Web-related standards, and to avoid the need for the developers and users of these standards to obtain copies of ISO 8601 itself.
A particular problem with ISO 8601 is that it allows the century to be omitted from years, which is likely to cause trouble as we approach the year 2000.
www.w3.org /TR/NOTE-datetime   (692 words)

  CalendarHome.com - ISO 8601 - Calendar Encyclopedia
For purposes of reference ISO 8601 assigns the number 1875 to the year in which the Convention du M├Ętre was signed in Paris.
ISO 8601 uses the 24-hour clock system that is used by much of the world.
ISO 8601 is referenced by several specifications, but not always is the full range of options of ISO 8601 used.
encyclopedia.calendarhome.com /ISO_8601.htm   (2086 words)

 ISO 8601 Encyclopedia Articles @ ColorfulImaginations.com (Colorful Imaginations)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The first edition of the ISO 8601 standard was published in 1988 and unified and replaced a number of older ISO standards on various aspects of date and time notation: ISO 2014, 2015, 2711, 3307 and 4031.
ISO 2014 was the standard that originally introduced the big-endian all-numeric date notation YYYY-MM-DD, the ISO week numbering system was introduced in ISO 2015 and the identification of days by ordinal dates was originally defined in ISO 2711.
ISO 8601 prescribes a four-digit year to avoid the year 2000 problem.
colorfulimaginations.com /encyclopedia/ISO_8601   (2119 words)

 ISO 8601 at opensource encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
ISO 8601 is an international standard for calendar date and time representations.
ISO 8601 assumes that Monday is the first day of the week, a practice that is commonly followed in Europe.
On the Internet, ISO 8601 is used by the W3C, defining a profile of the standard that restricts the supported formats to reduce the scope for error and the complexity of software to UTC.
www.wiki.tatet.com /ISO_8601.html   (674 words)

 International standard date and time notation
ISO 8601 is only specifying numeric notations and does not cover dates and times where words are used in the representation.
This means for example that ISO 8601 does not define whether 09:00 refers to the exact end of the ninth hour of the day or the period from 09:00 to 09:01 or anything else.
ISO 8601 has been adopted as European Standard EN 28601 and is therefore now a valid standard in all EU countries and all conflicting national standards have been changed accordingly.
www.cl.cam.ac.uk /~mgk25/iso-time.html   (2932 words)

 ISO - International Organization for Standardization
ISO 8601:2004 is based on, incorporates and cancels a variety of previous standards with a view to achieving one simple, logical and coherent format for all dates, times, and periods of time requiring to be represented.
ISO 8601 advises numeric representation of dates and times on an internationally agreed basis.
ISO 8601 will find usage in computer programmes, logbooks, contest entries, QSL cards, magazine reports, Web pages, e-mail, statistics, forms of all kinds, administrations and businesses, in customs and transportation, in e-commerce and academia, and in all types of international activity.
www.iso.ch /iso/en/prods-services/popstds/datesandtime.html   (1311 words)

 Info on ISO 8601, the date and time representation standard
ISO in 1988, updated in 2000, again in 2004, defines a large number of alternative representation of dates, times, and time intervals.
According to ISO 8601, a notation like 2000-02 uniquely means the second month of year 2000, so it is risky to use it, or any similar notation, to denote years from 2000 to 2002.
The ISO 8601 standard does not specify whether a date or time (or date and time) designation refers to a singular point in time or a time period.
www.cs.tut.fi /~jkorpela/iso8601.html   (2945 words)

 3. ISO 8601
The specification is completely compatible with the calendar specified by Pope Gregory XIII in 1582, except that ISO 8601 does not concern itself with the calculation of Easter.
According to ISO 8601, Monday is the first day of the week.
In other words, ISO 8601 helps people with data communication where it is natural to use all-number dates.
www.tondering.dk /claus/cal/node4.html   (1157 words)

 Open Directory - Science: Reference: Standards: Individual Standards: ISO: ISO 8601   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
ISO 8601 - The Right Solution - The wonderful thing about the computer industry, it is said, "If you like standards, there are a lot to choose from".
ISO 8601 Date and Time - Converting and Implementing - How to implement the use of the Year-Month-Day Date format in various computer systems - includes some programming examples and the 'Date Format Poll' - by Nikolai Sandved in Norway.
ISO 8601: the Right Format for Dates - A short description, and guide to usage, of the ISO 8601 format, with some links to further resources.
dmoz.org /Science/Reference/Standards/Individual_Standards/ISO_8601   (1374 words)

 Date and Time Formats - ISO 8601 International Standard
The SEO Consultants Directory utilizes the ISO 8601 date and time format and have been for quite some time.
We've found that any and all issues previously associated with our regionally specific date and time formats were negated once we made the switch to ISO 8601.
While we agree that some may find the ISO 8601 date and time formats a little confusing, we hope that after reading this section along with information from the authoritative resources we've provided links to, that you'll consider making the change and adhering to the ISO 8601 standards.
www.seoconsultants.com /w3c/date-time   (537 words)

 ISO 8601 - InfoSearchPoint.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
fi:ISO_8601 ISO 8601 is an international standard for calendar date and time representations.
Dates prior to 999 are written as, for example, 0487-09-11 for September 11 in the year 487.
The Long Now Foundation suggests that years should be written with five digits (ie 02003 for the year 2003) in order to avoid the Year 10,000 problem.
www.infosearchpoint.com /display/ISO_8601   (648 words)

 Merlyn - Date and Time Formats - J R Stockton
Another compliant day representation is like yyyy-Www-d, where 'W' is "W", 'ww' is the ISO Week Number, 'd' the day number within it (Mon=1..Sun=7), and 'yyyy' is the year number of the week, which is (for December 29th to January 3rd) not necessarily the calendar year number.
Dates and times in ISO 8601 formats are understandable everywhere, without ambiguity; and they can be sorted correctly as strings.
ISO 8601 Dates: What They Are and Why They're Good
www.merlyn.demon.co.uk /datefmts.htm   (2225 words)

 ProbabilityOf.com ISO 8601 page - Converting and Implementing
This Page is dedicated to the International Standard ISO 8601 standard and how it can be implemented in various systems
A superb discussion about use of the ISO 8601, ISO 31, ISO 4217 (Codes for the Representation of Currencies and Funds) and ISO 3166 (Country codes), on the page
is always in week 01 'Rule 2 Always 52 or 53(leap week) ISO week in a given year: "A year has a leap ' week if and only if the corresponding Gregorian year begins on a Thursday or ' is a leap year begining on a Wednesday or a Thursday.
www.probabilityof.com /ISO8601.shtml   (1298 words)

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