[wp-trac] [WordPress Trac] #29325: Use <time datetime> tag in Post Date

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#29325: Use <time datetime> tag in Post Date
 Reporter:  Apiweb       |      Owner:
     Type:  enhancement  |     Status:  new
 Priority:  normal       |  Milestone:  Awaiting Review
Component:  General      |    Version:
 Severity:  normal       |   Keywords:
  Focuses:               |
 I think it would be interesting to use the tag
 [http://www.w3schools.com/tags/att_time_datetime.asp <time datetime>] in
 the dates, that WordPress uses (and extends it to the plugins).
 For some this tag may be useless, but it has its value (besides not add
 anything visually), as interpreted by the machine, its use could be
   ''A browser could offer to add events to a user’s calendar. A Thai-
 localised browser could offer to transform Gregorian dates into Thai
 Buddhist era dates. A Japanese browser could localise <time>16:00</time>
 to “16:00時”. Content aggregators can produce visual timelines of

 Some links for this tag:
 [http://www.w3.org/TR/html-markup/time.html W3.org]
 [http://www.w3schools.com/tags/att_time_datetime.asp W3School]
 [https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/Web/HTML/Element/time Mozilla
 Developer Network]
 [http://html5doctor.com/the-time-element/ HTML5 Doctor]

Ticket URL: <https://core.trac.wordpress.org/ticket/29325>
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