Tag: java datetime W3C

April 18

Triggered by a post from Eddie Awad about Current Date in an Oracle database called “Give Me The Current Date Please”, I thought about a XMLDB Forum discussion that ended up in a discussion about JavaDateTime. This discussion focussed me also on XML date time formats. Those XML (W3C) date time formats are explained on their website under the section “XML Schema Part 2 – Datatypes Second Edition“.

Two questions came to my mind:

  1. What is a java date time?
  2. What is the official XML format date time mask that should be used?

After some searching and asking my developer AMIS colleagues some questions, it came down to the following answer regarding a definition for java date time: