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[e] (0) Add note about why we use Gregorian as the wire calendar.
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Fixing https://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=17853
Affected topics: HTML

git-svn-id: http://svn.whatwg.org/webapps@7604 340c8d12-0b0e-0410-8428-c7bf67bfef74
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<p class=note>The use of the Gregorian calendar as the wire format in this specification is an
arbitrary choice resulting from the cultural biases of those involved in the decision. See also
the section discussing <a href=#input-author-notes>date, time, and number formats</a> in forms
<span class=impl>(for authors), <a href=#input-impl-notes>implemention notes regarding
localization of form controls</a>,</span> and the <code><a href=#the-time-element>time</a></code> element.</p>


<h5 id=months><span class=secno>2.5.5.1 </span>Months</h5>

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<h5 id=input-author-notes><span class=secno>4.10.1.8 </span>Date, time, and number formats</h5>
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<p><i>This section is non-normative.</i></p>

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<div class=impl>

<h5 id=input-impl-notes><span class=secno>4.10.7.2 </span>Implemention notes regarding localization of form controls</h5>
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<p><i>This section is non-normative.</i></p>

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</div>

<p class=note>The use of the Gregorian calendar as the wire format in this specification is an
arbitrary choice resulting from the cultural biases of those involved in the decision. See also
the section discussing <a href=#input-author-notes>date, time, and number formats</a> in forms
<span class=impl>(for authors), <a href=#input-impl-notes>implemention notes regarding
localization of form controls</a>,</span> and the <code><a href=#the-time-element>time</a></code> element.</p>


<h5 id=months><span class=secno>2.5.5.1 </span>Months</h5>

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<h5 id=input-author-notes><span class=secno>4.10.1.8 </span>Date, time, and number formats</h5>
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<p><i>This section is non-normative.</i></p>

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<div class=impl>

<h5 id=input-impl-notes><span class=secno>4.10.7.2 </span>Implemention notes regarding localization of form controls</h5>
<!-- ID referenced from other parts of the spec -->

<p><i>This section is non-normative.</i></p>

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</div>

<p class="note">The use of the Gregorian calendar as the wire format in this specification is an
arbitrary choice resulting from the cultural biases of those involved in the decision. See also
the section discussing <a href="#input-author-notes">date, time, and number formats</a> in forms
<span class="impl">(for authors), <a href="#input-impl-notes">implemention notes regarding
localization of form controls</a>,</span> and the <code>time</code> element.</p>


<h5>Months</h5>

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<h5 id="input-author-notes">Date, time, and number formats</h5>
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<!--END dev-html--><p><i>This section is non-normative.</i></p><!--START dev-html-->

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<div class="impl">

<h5 id="input-impl-notes">Implemention notes regarding localization of form controls</h5>
<!-- ID referenced from other parts of the spec -->

<!--END dev-html--><p><i>This section is non-normative.</i></p><!--START dev-html-->

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