Re: ordinal date (2011-038) and week date (2011-W06-1)
While I think it's nice that some date standard have these (in this
case, ISO 8601), I can't really come up with a use case in a
bibliographic world that requires them.
I'm happy, perhaps even eager, to see them go.
> > 205 Year and ordinal day. Why is this needed? If the requirement
> > is to record a particular date, that date can be recorded in
> > yyyy-mm-dd form, no? When does the requirement arise to record it
> > in ordinal form?
> > 207 Week date. Same question; when and why is it a requirement
> > to record a date using this notation rather than the yyyy-mm-dd
> > notation?
> It's been my intention to take some of these questionable
> "requirements" and challenge them before the spec is finalized
> (i.e. before the end of this phase). I can't cite a use case for
> either of these two. Can anyone?
> And if there are others you would like to list that would be