Re: A structured format for dates?

Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net> Fri, 17 June 2022 06:26 UTC

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> On 17 Jun 2022, at 4:20 pm, Poul-Henning Kamp <phk@phk.freebsd.dk> wrote:
> 
> Introducing ISO 8601 as yet another textual timestamp format,
> offering no upside over the three already codified textual timestamp
> formats, would be not only pointless, it would be a regression, for
> instance in terms of HPACK efficiency.

When it's textual, yes. If Binary Structured Fields happens, that's not an issue.

Cheers,


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