[tdwg-content] practical details of recording a determination What is an Occurrence?
tuco at berkeley.edu
Tue Oct 19 21:32:18 CEST 2010
Those definitions in the DwC documetation are correct. Note that they are
not implementation-specific. The caution here is that an ISO 8601 date time
is much more expressive than an xs:datetime (a specific implementation), for
On Tue, Oct 19, 2010 at 12:16 PM, Steve Baskauf <
steve.baskauf at vanderbilt.edu> wrote:
> I was going by the definitions at
> http://rs.tdwg.org/dwc/terms/index.htm#eventDate and
> Going by these definitions, eventDate is an ISO 8601 encoded thing that can
> include both date and time (or only date at a lower resolution). eventTime
> appears to only refer to the time (at least based on the examples). If we
> are going to call these things dwc:eventDate and dwc:eventTime we have to go
> with the way they are defined in the Darwin Core standard.
> Mark Wilden wrote:
> On Tue, Oct 19, 2010 at 10:12 AM, Richard Pyle<deepreef at bishopmuseum.org> <deepreef at bishopmuseum.org> wrote:
> Yeah, I originally had it as eventDate, but then switched to eventTime. If
> Date can include time (and Time is assumed not to include date), then using
> eventDate is fine.
> I would recommend using eventTime for a date + time-of-day. "Time" is
> more general than "date." This is the usage in the Ruby world.
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