From: Edward C. Zimmermann
> 1) drop this limitation in months.
> 1) extend the units to duration to century, hours, minutes and decimal
> 3) allow for positive decimal values rather than limit things to
> 4) add a clause requesting that, whenever, possible some canonical
> normalized form be used. The question of what it is, I think, we should
> leave open at this time. P1.5Y versus P18M.. ?
Ed - (1) is fine with me, I agree that we settled on that too hastily. I
need to think more about your second (1) and (3) and unfortunately I'm tied
up for several days and won't be able to spend any time on this for about a
One thought However, it occurs to me that extending duration to century
would be an odd thing to do when we have gone to such pain to disclaim its