KEP 2: Modification of datetime type, introduction of 'tz' sub-tag

Georg C. F. Greve greve at
Mon Nov 22 18:28:16 CET 2010

Hi Hendrik,

On Monday 22 November 2010 16.50:20 Hendrik Helwich wrote:
> Since we took the specification as reference it was first coded to accept
> the  dates like described in the specification e.g.:
> * 2010-11-22T16:12:11Z
> Since we noticed that some clients write their own formats, the parser was 
> extended to also accept them e.g.:
> * 2009-11-09T10:41:58+00:00
> * 2009-07-27T08:11:32.525+02:00

According to this feedback, you can read RFC3339. So we know that the 
Evolution and Syncphony clients should be able to work with the proposed 
update without code changes.

Out of curiosity: Why did you write your own parser?

Best regards,

Georg C. F. Greve
Chief Executive Officer

Kolab Systems AG
Zürich, Switzerland

e: greve at
t: +41 78 904 43 33

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