[tei-council] date proposal

Sebastian Rahtz sebastian.rahtz at oucs.ox.ac.uk
Mon Oct 9 12:43:35 EDT 2006

Syd Bauman wrote:
>    If I were in Afghanistan, it would be <date norm="2006-10-08"
>    reg="1385-07-16" calendar="Persian">Mehr 16, 1385</date>, because
>    I would be using the Jal&#x0101;li, or Persian, calendar.
ah thats the @reg vs @norm difference. seems a
bit odd to me. If I have 1385-07-16 in Persian,
can't I automatically derive 2006-10-08? If so,
the @norm is redundant; if not, then how did the
@norm get worked out?

I probably show my ignorance of calendars.

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