From: Stephen Colebourne (email@example.com)
Date: Fri Oct 21 2005 - 07:36:26 CST
> > Indeed, so part of the aim of this is to define an
> XML structure that
> > companies can define their own rules into. This is
> definitely not just
> > locale specific data.
> So, would this XML structure be advertised or
> promoted for use by
> national and local governments and various religious
> authorities world wide ?
> Will there be a proposal to create a system of
> internet servers that provide the
> correct "holiday" information, similar to the way
> NIST's Internet Time Service
> is designed to provide the correct time to my
> computer? I think that such a
> service would definitely be *the* way to go.
Certainly I would expect users of our code to define
their own company rules for holidays. However, I
hadn't considered the scope of a true international
server-based W3C proposal. I agree that it is perhaps
a desirable conculsion of the proposal.
> Is the project discussing doing something on
> this scale?
No! We are a small project! However, we know there is
a big need for the task. Thats why we are enquiring
here to see if CLDR can help.
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