Date and Time on the Internet

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Author Chris Newman 
Last updated 1997-01-27
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Date and time formats cause a lot of confusion and interoperability problems on the Internet. This document will address many of the problems encountered and make recommendations to improve consistancy and interoperability when representing and using date and time in Internet protocols.


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