Date and Time on the Internet: Timestamps

This RFC 3339 was published in 2002.


This document defines a date and time format for use in Internet protocols that is a profile of the ISO 8601 standard for representation of dates and times using the Gregorian calendar.

RFC 3339 introduction

Date and time formats cause a lot of confusion and interoperability problems on the Internet.
This document addresses many of the problems encountered and makes recommendations to improve consistency and interoperability when representing and using date and time in Internet protocols.

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