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Re: Revisiting RFC 2822 grammar

2004-01-20 20:12:28

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claus(_at_)faerber(_dot_)muc(_dot_)de (Claus Färber) writes:

But maybe it should be " 4DIGIT / %x31-39 3*DIGIT / obs-year ", i.e.  
years with more than 4 digits must not have leading zeros.

Yes, I like that. There remains the issue of how big a field implementors
should provide to store such years, but if they do not anticipate their
implementations still being around when the Y10K bug looms, they have no
problem. If they do so anticipate, then they choose to be safe until the
Y100K bug looms, and so on.

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