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<h5 id=months><span class=secno>2.4.4.1 </span>Months</h5>
<p>A <dfn id=concept-month title=concept-month>month</dfn> consists of a specific
- Gregorian date with no timezone information and no date information
- beyond a year and a month. <a href=#refsGREGORIAN>[GREGORIAN]</a></p>
+ proleptic Gregorian date with no timezone information and no date
+ information beyond a year and a month. <a href=#refsGREGORIAN>[GREGORIAN]</a></p>
<p>A string is a <dfn id=valid-month-string>valid month string</dfn> representing a year
<var title="">year</var> and month <var title="">month</var> if it
@@ -2800,8 +2800,8 @@
</ol><h5 id=dates><span class=secno>2.4.4.2 </span>Dates</h5>
<p>A <dfn id=concept-date title=concept-date>date</dfn> consists of a specific
- Gregorian date with no timezone information, consisting of a year, a
- month, and a day. <a href=#refsGREGORIAN>[GREGORIAN]</a></p>
+ proleptic Gregorian date with no timezone information, consisting of
+ a year, a month, and a day. <a href=#refsGREGORIAN>[GREGORIAN]</a></p>
<p>A string is a <dfn id=valid-date-string>valid date string</dfn> representing a year
<var title="">year</var>, month <var title="">month</var>, and day
@@ -2998,10 +2998,10 @@
</ol><h5 id=local-dates-and-times><span class=secno>2.4.4.4 </span>Local dates and times</h5>
<p>A <dfn id=concept-datetime-local title=concept-datetime-local>local date and time</dfn>
- consists of a specific Gregorian date, consisting of a year, a
- month, and a day, and a time, consisting of an hour, a minute, a
- second, and a fraction of a second, but expressed without a time
- zone. <a href=#refsGREGORIAN>[GREGORIAN]</a></p>
+ consists of a specific proleptic Gregorian date, consisting of a
+ year, a month, and a day, and a time, consisting of an hour, a
+ minute, a second, and a fraction of a second, but expressed without
+ a time zone. <a href=#refsGREGORIAN>[GREGORIAN]</a></p>
<p>A string is a <dfn id=valid-local-date-and-time-string>valid local date and time string</dfn>
representing a date and time if it consists of the following
@@ -3045,10 +3045,10 @@
</ol><h5 id=global-dates-and-times><span class=secno>2.4.4.5 </span>Global dates and times</h5>
<p>A <dfn id=concept-datetime title=concept-datetime>global date and time</dfn>
- consists of a specific Gregorian date, consisting of a year, a
- month, and a day, and a time, consisting of an hour, a minute, a
- second, and a fraction of a second, expressed with a time zone,
- consisting of a number of hours and minutes. <a href=#refsGREGORIAN>[GREGORIAN]</a></p>
+ consists of a specific proleptic Gregorian date, consisting of a
+ year, a month, and a day, and a time, consisting of an hour, a
+ minute, a second, and a fraction of a second, expressed with a time
+ zone, consisting of a number of hours and minutes. <a href=#refsGREGORIAN>[GREGORIAN]</a></p>
<!--XXX [GREGORIAN] should point to
<dd id="refsGREGORIAN">[GREGORIAN]</dd>
@@ -3125,9 +3125,9 @@
<li>To unambiguously identify a moment in time prior to the
introduction of the Gregorian calendar, the date has to be first
converted to the Gregorian calendar from the calendar in use at
- the time (e.g. from the Julian calendar). The date of Nero's
- birth is the 15th of December 37, in the Julian Calendar, which
- is the 13th of December 37 in the Gregorian Calendar.</li> <!--
+ the time (e.g. from the Julian calendar). The date of Nero's birth
+ is the 15th of December 37, in the Julian Calendar, which is the
+ 13th of December 37 in the proleptic Gregorian Calendar.</li> <!--
XXX this might not be true. I can't find a reference that gives
his birthday with an explicit statement about the calendar being
used. However, it seems unlikely that it would be given in the
@@ -3256,19 +3256,19 @@
week-year, and vice versa. <a href=#refsGREGORIAN>[GREGORIAN]</a></p>
<p>A week-year with a number <var title="">year</var> that
- corresponds to a year <var title="">year</var> in the Gregorian
- calendar that has a Thursday as its first day (January 1st), and a
- week-year <var title="">year</var> where <var title="">year</var> is
- a number divisible by 400, or a number divisible by 4 but not by
- 100, has 53 weeks. All other week-years have 52 weeks.</p>
+ corresponds to a year <var title="">year</var> in the proleptic
+ Gregorian calendar that has a Thursday as its first day (January
+ 1st), and a week-year <var title="">year</var> where <var title="">year</var> is a number divisible by 400, or a number
+ divisible by 4 but not by 100, has 53 weeks. All other week-years
+ have 52 weeks.</p>
<p>The <dfn id=week-number-of-the-last-day>week number of the last day</dfn> of a week-year with 53
weeks is 53; the week number of the last day of a week-year with 52
weeks is 52.</p>
<p class=note>The week-year number of a particular day can be
different than the number of the year that contains that day in the
- Gregorian calendar. The first week in a week-year <var title="">year</var> is the week that contains the first Thursday of
+ proleptic Gregorian calendar. The first week in a week-year <var title="">year</var> is the week that contains the first Thursday of
the Gregorian year <var title="">year</var>.</p>
<p>A string is a <dfn id=valid-week-string>valid week string</dfn> representing a
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<h5>Months</h5>
<p>A <dfn title="concept-month">month</dfn> consists of a specific
- Gregorian date with no timezone information and no date information
- beyond a year and a month. <a
+ proleptic Gregorian date with no timezone information and no date
+ information beyond a year and a month. <a
href="#refsGREGORIAN">[GREGORIAN]</a></p>
<p>A string is a <dfn>valid month string</dfn> representing a year
@@ -2090,8 +2090,9 @@
<h5>Dates</h5>
<p>A <dfn title="concept-date">date</dfn> consists of a specific
- Gregorian date with no timezone information, consisting of a year, a
- month, and a day. <a href="#refsGREGORIAN">[GREGORIAN]</a></p>
+ proleptic Gregorian date with no timezone information, consisting of
+ a year, a month, and a day. <a
+ href="#refsGREGORIAN">[GREGORIAN]</a></p>
<p>A string is a <dfn>valid date string</dfn> representing a year
<var title="">year</var>, month <var title="">month</var>, and day
@@ -2356,10 +2357,10 @@
<h5>Local dates and times</h5>
<p>A <dfn title="concept-datetime-local">local date and time</dfn>
- consists of a specific Gregorian date, consisting of a year, a
- month, and a day, and a time, consisting of an hour, a minute, a
- second, and a fraction of a second, but expressed without a time
- zone. <a href="#refsGREGORIAN">[GREGORIAN]</a></p>
+ consists of a specific proleptic Gregorian date, consisting of a
+ year, a month, and a day, and a time, consisting of an hour, a
+ minute, a second, and a fraction of a second, but expressed without
+ a time zone. <a href="#refsGREGORIAN">[GREGORIAN]</a></p>
<p>A string is a <dfn>valid local date and time string</dfn>
representing a date and time if it consists of the following
@@ -2424,10 +2425,10 @@
<h5>Global dates and times</h5>
<p>A <dfn title="concept-datetime">global date and time</dfn>
- consists of a specific Gregorian date, consisting of a year, a
- month, and a day, and a time, consisting of an hour, a minute, a
- second, and a fraction of a second, expressed with a time zone,
- consisting of a number of hours and minutes. <a
+ consists of a specific proleptic Gregorian date, consisting of a
+ year, a month, and a day, and a time, consisting of an hour, a
+ minute, a second, and a fraction of a second, expressed with a time
+ zone, consisting of a number of hours and minutes. <a
href="#refsGREGORIAN">[GREGORIAN]</a></p>
<!--XXX [GREGORIAN] should point to
@@ -2526,9 +2527,9 @@
<li>To unambiguously identify a moment in time prior to the
introduction of the Gregorian calendar, the date has to be first
converted to the Gregorian calendar from the calendar in use at
- the time (e.g. from the Julian calendar). The date of Nero's
- birth is the 15th of December 37, in the Julian Calendar, which
- is the 13th of December 37 in the Gregorian Calendar.</li> <!--
+ the time (e.g. from the Julian calendar). The date of Nero's birth
+ is the 15th of December 37, in the Julian Calendar, which is the
+ 13th of December 37 in the proleptic Gregorian Calendar.</li> <!--
XXX this might not be true. I can't find a reference that gives
his birthday with an explicit statement about the calendar being
used. However, it seems unlikely that it would be given in the
@@ -2706,19 +2707,20 @@
href="#refsGREGORIAN">[GREGORIAN]</a></p>
<p>A week-year with a number <var title="">year</var> that
- corresponds to a year <var title="">year</var> in the Gregorian
- calendar that has a Thursday as its first day (January 1st), and a
- week-year <var title="">year</var> where <var title="">year</var> is
- a number divisible by 400, or a number divisible by 4 but not by
- 100, has 53 weeks. All other week-years have 52 weeks.</p>
+ corresponds to a year <var title="">year</var> in the proleptic
+ Gregorian calendar that has a Thursday as its first day (January
+ 1st), and a week-year <var title="">year</var> where <var
+ title="">year</var> is a number divisible by 400, or a number
+ divisible by 4 but not by 100, has 53 weeks. All other week-years
+ have 52 weeks.</p>
<p>The <dfn>week number of the last day</dfn> of a week-year with 53
weeks is 53; the week number of the last day of a week-year with 52
weeks is 52.</p>
<p class="note">The week-year number of a particular day can be
different than the number of the year that contains that day in the
- Gregorian calendar. The first week in a week-year <var
+ proleptic Gregorian calendar. The first week in a week-year <var
title="">year</var> is the week that contains the first Thursday of
the Gregorian year <var title="">year</var>.</p>

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