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Updated Readme with <time> element support details

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@@ -23,23 +23,30 @@ Now, let's attach it to your timestamps on DOM ready - put this in the head sect
-This will turn all abbr elements with a class of timeago and an ISO 8601 timestamp in the title:
+This will turn all abbr elements with a class of timeago and an ISO 8601
+timestamp in the title (conforming to the
+[datetime design pattern microformat](
-<abbr class="timeago" title="2008-07-17T09:24:17Z">July 17, 2008</abbr>
+<abbr class="timeago" title="2011-12-17T09:24:17Z">December 17, 2011</abbr>
into something like this:
-<abbr class="timeago" title="July 17, 2008">about 1 day ago</abbr>
+<abbr class="timeago" title="Decebmer 17, 2011">about 1 day ago</abbr>
+HTML5 `<time>` elements are also supported:
+<time class="timeago" datetime="2011-12-17T09:24:17Z">December 17, 2011</time>
As time passes, the timestamps will automatically update.
**For more usage and examples**: [](
**For different language configurations**: visit the [`locales`]( directory.
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