Em Qua, 2009-09-09 às 14:49 +0400, Richard Hainsworth escreveu:
> Carl Mäsak wrote:
> > I fear that the "Instant" from S02 is a fossil. "Instant" was renamed
> > by Dave Rolsky to "DateTime" on 2009-02-19.
> There was fairly extensive discussion. My recollection was that 
> 'Instant' and 'Duration' were preferred.
> Since a TAI epoch value is the underlying metric, how about a 'TAI' as 
> the type (in place of DateTime)?

One thing that needs to be clarified here is that DateTime provides
semantics that Instant doesn't. Instant is a TAI epoch value, DateTime
is a fully-qualified date and time specification according to some
specific Calendar.

I'm comitting a new revision of the Temporal spec now that should make
this distinction even clearer...


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