On Mon, Feb 14, 2011 at 9:03 AM, Saašha Metsärantala <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>> > the 3rd Monday in Feb
>> What's the practical value of being
>> able to encapsulate this into an
>> atomic, machine-readable, value?
> A machine-readable value would make it easier to retrieve them with high
> recall, for example. Maybe there are different LCSH (or other) URI's, such
> as http://id.loc.gov/authorities/sh20something that could be helpful for
> such kinds of dates.
But why on earth would you need to search for "first Thursday of February"?
This just sounds like feature-creep to me.