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2382[Authors] [Conformance Checkers] [Opera] Define 'local date and time', 'date', 'time', and redefine 'global date and time' in a more factored-out way.2008-10-30 00:58
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@@ -1952,44 +1952,156 @@
   Gregorian calendar. <a
   href="#refsGREGORIAN">[GREGORIAN]</a></p>
 
+  <p>The <dfn title="concept-datetime-digit">digits</dfn> in the date
+  and time syntaxes defined in this section must be characters in the
+  range U+0030 DIGIT ZERO to U+0039 DIGIT NINE, used to express
+  numbers in base ten.</p>
 
-  <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, a day, 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>
+  <h5>Dates</h5>
 
-  <!--XXX [GREGORIAN] should point to
-  <dd id="refsGREGORIAN">[GREGORIAN]</dd>
-  <dd>(Non-normative) <cite>Inter Gravissimas</cite>, A. Lilius, C. Clavius. Gregory XIII Papal Bulls, February 1582.</dd>
-  -->
+  <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>
 
-  <p>A string is a <dfn>valid global date and time string</dfn> if it
-  has the components in the following list, in the given order, and if
-  the components in the list follow the constraints given after the
+  <p>A string is a <dfn>valid date string</dfn> if it has the
+  components in the following list, in the given order, and if the
+  components in the list follow the constraints given after the
   list:</p>
 
   <ol>
 
-   <li>Four or more digits (representing the year)</li>
+   <li>Four or more <span title="concept-datetime-digit">digits</span> (representing the year)</li>
 
    <li>A U+002D HYPHEN-MINUS character (-).</li>
 
-   <li>Two digits (representing the month)</li>
+   <li>Two <span title="concept-datetime-digit">digits</span> (representing the month)</li>
 
    <li>A U+002D HYPHEN-MINUS character (-).</li>
 
-   <li>Two digits (representing the day)</li>
+   <li>Two <span title="concept-datetime-digit">digits</span> (representing the day)</li>
 
-   <li>A U+0054 LATIN CAPITAL LETTER T character.</li>
+  </ol>
 
-   <li>Two digits (representing the hour)</li>
+  <p>The aforementioned constraints are:</p>
 
+  <ul>
+
+   <li>The month <var title="">m</var> must be in the range
+   0&nbsp;&le;&nbsp;<var title="">m</var>&nbsp;&le;&nbsp;12.</li>
+
+   <li>The day <var title="">d</var> must be in the range
+   0&nbsp;&le;&nbsp;<var title="">d</var>&nbsp;&le;&nbsp;<var
+   title="">D</var> where <var title="">D</var> is the <span
+   title="number of days in month month of year year">number of days
+   in the given month and year</span>.</li>
+
+  </ul>
+
+  <p>The rules to <dfn>parse a date string</dfn> are as follows. This
+  will either return a date, or nothing. If at any point the algorithm
+  says that it "fails", this means that it is aborted at that point
+  and returns nothing.</p>
+
+  <ol>
+
+   <li><p>Let <var title="">input</var> be the string being
+   parsed.</p></li>
+
+   <li><p>Let <var title="">position</var> be a pointer into <var
+   title="">input</var>, initially pointing at the start of the
+   string.</p></li>
+
+   <li><p><span>Parse a date component</span> to obtain <var
+   title="">year</var>, <var title="">month</var>, and <var
+   title="">day</var>. If this returns nothing, then fail.</p>
+
+   <li><p>If <var title="">position</var> is <em>not</em> beyond the
+   end of <var title="">input</var>, then fail.</p></li>
+
+   <li><p>Let <var title="">date</var> be the date with year <var
+   title="">year</var>, month <var title="">month</var>, and day <var
+   title="">day</var>.</p></li>
+
+   <li><p>Return <var title="">date</var>.</p></li>
+
+  </ol>
+
+  <p>The rules to <dfn>parse a date component</dfn>, given an <var
+  title="">input</var> string and a <var title="">position</var>, are
+  as follows. This will either return a year, a month, and a day, or
+  nothing. If at any point the algorithm says that it "fails", this
+  means that it is aborted at that point and returns nothing.</p>
+
+  <ol>
+
+   <li><p><span>Collect a sequence of characters</span> in the range
+   U+0030 DIGIT ZERO (0) to U+0039 DIGIT NINE (9). If the collected
+   sequence is not at least four characters long, then
+   fail. Otherwise, interpret the resulting sequence as a base-ten
+   integer. Let that number be the <var title="">year</var>.</p></li>
+
+   <li><p>If <var title="">position</var> is beyond the end of <var
+   title="">input</var> or if the character at <var
+   title="">position</var> is not a U+002D HYPHEN-MINUS character,
+   then fail. Otherwise, move <var title="">position</var> forwards
+   one character.</p></li>
+
+   <li><p><span>Collect a sequence of characters</span> in the range
+   U+0030 DIGIT ZERO (0) to U+0039 DIGIT NINE (9). If the collected
+   sequence is not exactly two characters long, then fail. Otherwise,
+   interpret the resulting sequence as a base-ten integer. Let that
+   number be the <var title="">month</var>.</p></li>
+
+   <li>If <var title="">month</var> is not a number in the range
+   1&nbsp;&le;&nbsp;<var title="">month</var>&nbsp;&le;&nbsp;12, then
+   fail.</li>
+
+   <li><p>Let <var title="">maxday</var> be the <span>number of days
+   in month <var title="">month</var> of year <var
+   title="">year</var></span>.</p></li>
+
+   <li><p>If <var title="">position</var> is beyond the end of <var
+   title="">input</var> or if the character at <var
+   title="">position</var> is not a U+002D HYPHEN-MINUS character,
+   then fail. Otherwise, move <var title="">position</var> forwards
+   one character.</p></li>
+
+   <li><p><span>Collect a sequence of characters</span> in the range
+   U+0030 DIGIT ZERO (0) to U+0039 DIGIT NINE (9). If the collected
+   sequence is not exactly two characters long, then fail. Otherwise,
+   interpret the resulting sequence as a base-ten integer. Let that
+   number be the <var title="">day</var>.</p></li>
+
+   <li><p>If <var title="">day</var> is not a number in the range
+   1&nbsp;&le;&nbsp;<var title="">month</var>&nbsp;&le;&nbsp;<var
+   title="">maxday</var>, then fail.</li>
+
+   <li><p>Return <var title="">year</var>, <var title="">month</var>,
+   and <var title="">day</var>.</p></li>
+
+  </ol>
+
+
+
+  <h5>Times</h5>
+
+  <p>A <dfn title="concept-time">time</dfn> consists of a specific
+  time with no timezone information, consisting of an hour, a minute,
+  a second, and a fraction of a second.</p>
+
+  <p>A string is a <dfn>valid time string</dfn> if it has the
+  components in the following list, in the given order, and if the
+  components in the list follow the constraints given after the
+  list:</p>
+
+  <ol>
+
+   <li>Two <span title="concept-datetime-digit">digits</span> (representing the hour)</li>
+
    <li>A U+003A COLON character (:).</li>
 
-   <li>Two digits (representing the minutes)</li>
+   <li>Two <span title="concept-datetime-digit">digits</span> (representing the minutes)</li>
 
    <li>Optionally:
 
@@ -1997,7 +2109,7 @@
 
      <li>A U+003A COLON character (:).</li>
 
-     <li>Two digits (representing the integer part of the seconds)</li>
+     <li>Two <span title="concept-datetime-digit">digits</span> (representing the integer part of the seconds)</li>
 
      <li>Optionally:
 
@@ -2005,7 +2117,7 @@
 
        <li>A 002E FULL STOP character (.)</li>
 
-       <li>One or more digits (representing the fractional part of the seconds)</li>
+       <li>One or more <span title="concept-datetime-digit">digits</span> (representing the fractional part of the seconds)</li>
 
       </ol>
 
@@ -2015,6 +2127,233 @@
 
    </li>
 
+  </ol>
+
+  <p>The aforementioned constraints are:</p>
+
+  <ul>
+
+   <li>The hour <var title="">h</var> must be in the range
+   0&nbsp;&le;&nbsp;<var title="">h</var>&nbsp;&le;&nbsp;23.</li>
+
+   <li>The minute <var title="">m</var> must be in the range
+   0&nbsp;&le;&nbsp;<var title="">m</var>&nbsp;&le;&nbsp;59.</li>
+
+   <li>If present, the second <var title="">s</var> (consisting of the
+   integer part and its fractional part) must be in the range
+   0&nbsp;&le;&nbsp;<var title="">s</var>&nbsp;&lt;&nbsp;60.  (The
+   values 60 and 61 are not allowed: leap seconds cannot be
+   represented by datetime values.)</li>
+
+  </ul>
+
+  <p>The rules to <dfn>parse a time string</dfn> are as follows. This
+  will either return a time, or nothing. If at any point the algorithm
+  says that it "fails", this means that it is aborted at that point
+  and returns nothing.</p>
+
+  <ol>
+
+   <li><p>Let <var title="">input</var> be the string being
+   parsed.</p></li>
+
+   <li><p>Let <var title="">position</var> be a pointer into <var
+   title="">input</var>, initially pointing at the start of the
+   string.</p></li>
+
+   <li><p><span>Parse a time component</span> to obtain <var
+   title="">hour</var>, <var title="">minute</var>, and <var
+   title="">second</var>. If this returns nothing, then fail.</p>
+
+   <li><p>If <var title="">position</var> is <em>not</em> beyond the
+   end of <var title="">input</var>, then fail.</p></li>
+
+   <li><p>Let <var title="">time</var> be the time with hour <var
+   title="">hour</var>, minute <var title="">minute</var>, and second
+   <var title="">second</var>.</p></li>
+
+   <li><p>Return <var title="">time</var>.</p></li>
+
+  </ol>
+
+  <p>The rules to <dfn>parse a time component</dfn>, given an <var
+  title="">input</var> string and a <var title="">position</var>, are
+  as follows. This will either return an hour, a minute, and a second,
+  or nothing. If at any point the algorithm says that it "fails", this
+  means that it is aborted at that point and returns nothing.</p>
+
+  <ol>
+
+   <li><p><span>Collect a sequence of characters</span> in the range
+   U+0030 DIGIT ZERO (0) to U+0039 DIGIT NINE (9). If the collected
+   sequence is not exactly two characters long, then fail. Otherwise,
+   interpret the resulting sequence as a base-ten integer. Let that
+   number be the <var title="">hour</var>.</p></li>
+
+   <li>If <var title="">hour</var> is not a number in the range
+   0&nbsp;&le;&nbsp;<var title="">hour</var>&nbsp;&le;&nbsp;23, then
+   fail.</li>
+
+   <li><p>If <var title="">position</var> is beyond the end of <var
+   title="">input</var> or if the character at <var
+   title="">position</var> is not a U+003A COLON character, then
+   fail. Otherwise, move <var title="">position</var> forwards one
+   character.</p></li>
+
+   <li><p><span>Collect a sequence of characters</span> in the range
+   U+0030 DIGIT ZERO (0) to U+0039 DIGIT NINE (9). If the collected
+   sequence is not exactly two characters long, then fail. Otherwise,
+   interpret the resulting sequence as a base-ten integer. Let that
+   number be the <var title="">minute</var>.</p></li>
+
+   <li>If <var title="">minute</var> is not a number in the range
+   0&nbsp;&le;&nbsp;<var title="">minute</var>&nbsp;&le;&nbsp;59, then
+   fail.</li>
+
+   <li><p>Let <var title="">second</var> be a string with the value
+   "0".</p></li>
+
+   <li>
+
+    <p>If <var title="">position</var> is not beyond the end of
+    <var title="">input</var> and the character at <var
+    title="">position</var> is a U+003A COLON, then run these
+    substeps:</p>
+
+    <ol>
+
+     <li><p>Advance <var title="">position</var> to the next character
+     in <var title="">input</var>.</p></li>
+
+     <li><p>If <var title="">position</var> is beyond the end of <var
+     title="">input</var>, or at the last character in <var
+     title="">input</var>, or if the next <em>two</em> characters in
+     <var title="">input</var> starting at <var
+     title="">position</var> are not two characters both in the range
+     U+0030 DIGIT ZERO (0) to U+0039 DIGIT NINE (9), then
+     fail.</p></li>
+
+     <li><p><span>Collect a sequence of characters</span> that are
+     either characters in the range U+0030 DIGIT ZERO (0) to U+0039
+     DIGIT NINE (9) or U+002E FULL STOP characters. If the collected
+     sequence has more than one U+002E FULL STOP characters, or if the
+     last character in the sequence is a U+002E FULL STOP character,
+     then fail. Otherwise, let the collected string be <var
+     title="">second</var> instead of its previous value.</p></li>
+
+    </ol>
+
+   </li>
+
+   <li><p>Interpret <var title="">second</var> as a base-ten number
+   (possibly with a fractional part). Let <var title="">second</var>
+   be that number instead of the string version.</p></li>
+
+   <li>If <var title="">second</var> is not a number in the range
+   0&nbsp;&le;&nbsp;<var title="">second</var>&nbsp;&lt;&nbsp;60, then
+   fail.</li>
+
+   <li><p>Return <var title="">hour</var>, <var title="">minute</var>,
+   and <var title="">second</var>.</p></li>
+
+  </ol>
+
+
+
+  <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>
+
+  <p>A string is a <dfn>valid local date and time string</dfn> if it
+  has the components in the following list, in the given order:</p>
+
+  <ol>
+
+   <li>A <span>valid date string</span>.</li>
+
+   <li>A U+0054 LATIN CAPITAL LETTER T character.</li>
+
+   <li>A <span>valid time string</span>.</li>
+
+  </ol>
+
+  <p>The rules to <dfn>parse a local date and time string</dfn> are as
+  follows. This will either return a date and time, or nothing. If at
+  any point the algorithm says that it "fails", this means that it is
+  aborted at that point and returns nothing.</p>
+
+  <ol>
+
+   <li><p>Let <var title="">input</var> be the string being
+   parsed.</p></li>
+
+   <li><p>Let <var title="">position</var> be a pointer into <var
+   title="">input</var>, initially pointing at the start of the
+   string.</p></li>
+
+   <li><p><span>Parse a date component</span> to obtain <var
+   title="">year</var>, <var title="">month</var>, and <var
+   title="">day</var>. If this returns nothing, then fail.</p>
+
+   <li><p>If <var title="">position</var> is beyond the end of <var
+   title="">input</var> or if the character at <var
+   title="">position</var> is not a U+0054 LATIN CAPITAL LETTER T
+   character then fail. Otherwise, move <var title="">position</var>
+   forwards one character.</p></li>
+
+   <li><p><span>Parse a time component</span> to obtain <var
+   title="">hour</var>, <var title="">minute</var>, and <var
+   title="">second</var>. If this returns nothing, then fail.</p>
+
+   <li><p>If <var title="">position</var> is <em>not</em> beyond the
+   end of <var title="">input</var>, then fail.</p></li>
+
+   <li><p>Let <var title="">date</var> be the date with year <var
+   title="">year</var>, month <var title="">month</var>, and day <var
+   title="">day</var>.</p></li>
+
+   <li><p>Let <var title="">time</var> be the time with hour <var
+   title="">hour</var>, minute <var title="">minute</var>, and second
+   <var title="">second</var>.</p></li>
+
+   <li><p>Return <var title="">date</var> and <var
+   title="">time</var>.</p></li>
+
+  </ol>
+
+
+
+  <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
+  href="#refsGREGORIAN">[GREGORIAN]</a></p>
+
+  <!--XXX [GREGORIAN] should point to
+  <dd id="refsGREGORIAN">[GREGORIAN]</dd>
+  <dd>(Non-normative) <cite>Inter Gravissimas</cite>, A. Lilius, C. Clavius. Gregory XIII Papal Bulls, February 1582.</dd>
+  -->
+
+  <p>A string is a <dfn>valid global date and time string</dfn> if it
+  has the components in the following list, in the given order, and if
+  the components in the list follow the constraints given after the
+  list:</p>
+
+  <ol>
+
+   <li>A <span>valid date string</span>.</li>
+
+   <li>A U+0054 LATIN CAPITAL LETTER T character.</li>
+
+   <li>A <span>valid time string</span>.</li>
+
    <li>Either:
 
     <ul>
@@ -2030,11 +2369,11 @@
        HYPHEN-MINUS (-) character (the sign of the timezone
        offset)</li>
 
-       <li>Two digits (representing the hours component of the timezone offset)</li>
+       <li>Two <span title="concept-datetime-digit">digits</span> (representing the hours component of the timezone offset)</li>
 
        <li>A U+003A COLON character (:).</li>
 
-       <li>Two digits (representing the minutes component of the timezone offset)</li>
+       <li>Two <span title="concept-datetime-digit">digits</span> (representing the minutes component of the timezone offset)</li>
 
       </ol>
 
@@ -2050,27 +2389,6 @@
 
   <ul>
 
-   <li>The month <var title="">m</var> must be in the range
-   0&nbsp;&le;&nbsp;<var title="">m</var>&nbsp;&le;&nbsp;12.</li>
-
-   <li>The day <var title="">d</var> must be in the range
-   0&nbsp;&le;&nbsp;<var title="">d</var>&nbsp;&le;&nbsp;<var
-   title="">D</var> where <var title="">D</var> is the <span
-   title="number of days in month month of year year">number of days
-   in the given month and year</span>.</li>
-
-   <li>The hour <var title="">h</var> must be in the range
-   0&nbsp;&le;&nbsp;<var title="">h</var>&nbsp;&le;&nbsp;23.</li>
-
-   <li>The minute <var title="">m</var> must be in the range
-   0&nbsp;&le;&nbsp;<var title="">m</var>&nbsp;&le;&nbsp;59.</li>
-
-   <li>If present, the second <var title="">s</var> (consisting of the
-   integer part and its fractional part) must be in the range
-   0&nbsp;&le;&nbsp;<var title="">s</var>&nbsp;&lt;&nbsp;60.  (The
-   values 60 and 61 are not allowed: leap seconds cannot be
-   represented by datetime values.)</li>
-
    <li>If present, the time zone hour <var title="">h</var> must be in
    the range 0&nbsp;&le;&nbsp;<var
    title="">h</var>&nbsp;&le;&nbsp;23. (However, in practice, time
@@ -2085,9 +2403,6 @@
 
   </ul>
 
-  <p>The digits must be characters in the range U+0030 DIGIT ZERO to
-  U+0039 DIGIT NINE, used to express numbers in base ten.</p>
-
   <div class="example">
 
    <p>The following are some examples of dates written as <span
@@ -2159,129 +2474,25 @@
    title="">input</var>, initially pointing at the start of the
    string.</p></li>
 
-   <li><p><span>Collect a sequence of characters</span> in the range
-   U+0030 DIGIT ZERO (0) to U+0039 DIGIT NINE (9). If the collected
-   sequence is not at least four characters long, then
-   fail. Otherwise, interpret the resulting sequence as a base-ten
-   integer. Let that number be the <var title="">year</var>.</p></li>
+   <li><p><span>Parse a date component</span> to obtain <var
+   title="">year</var>, <var title="">month</var>, and <var
+   title="">day</var>. If this returns nothing, then fail.</p>
 
    <li><p>If <var title="">position</var> is beyond the end of <var
    title="">input</var> or if the character at <var
-   title="">position</var> is not a U+002D HYPHEN-MINUS character,
-   then fail. Otherwise, move <var title="">position</var> forwards
-   one character.</p></li>
-
-   <li><p><span>Collect a sequence of characters</span> in the range
-   U+0030 DIGIT ZERO (0) to U+0039 DIGIT NINE (9). If the collected
-   sequence is not exactly two characters long, then fail. Otherwise,
-   interpret the resulting sequence as a base-ten integer. Let that
-   number be the <var title="">month</var>.</p></li>
-
-   <li>If <var title="">month</var> is not a number in the range
-   1&nbsp;&le;&nbsp;<var title="">month</var>&nbsp;&le;&nbsp;12, then
-   fail.</li>
-
-   <li><p>Let <var title="">maxday</var> be the <span>number of days
-   in month <var title="">month</var> of year <var
-   title="">year</var></span>.</p></li>
-
-   <li><p>If <var title="">position</var> is beyond the end of <var
-   title="">input</var> or if the character at <var
-   title="">position</var> is not a U+002D HYPHEN-MINUS character,
-   then fail. Otherwise, move <var title="">position</var> forwards
-   one character.</p></li>
-
-   <li><p><span>Collect a sequence of characters</span> in the range
-   U+0030 DIGIT ZERO (0) to U+0039 DIGIT NINE (9). If the collected
-   sequence is not exactly two characters long, then fail. Otherwise,
-   interpret the resulting sequence as a base-ten integer. Let that
-   number be the <var title="">day</var>.</p></li>
-
-   <li><p>If <var title="">day</var> is not a number in the range
-   1&nbsp;&le;&nbsp;<var title="">month</var>&nbsp;&le;&nbsp;<var
-   title="">maxday</var>, then fail.</li>
-
-   <li><p>If <var title="">position</var> is beyond the end of <var
-   title="">input</var> or if the character at <var
    title="">position</var> is not a U+0054 LATIN CAPITAL LETTER T
    character then fail. Otherwise, move <var title="">position</var>
    forwards one character.</p></li>
 
-   <li><p><span>Collect a sequence of characters</span> in the range
-   U+0030 DIGIT ZERO (0) to U+0039 DIGIT NINE (9). If the collected
-   sequence is not exactly two characters long, then fail. Otherwise,
-   interpret the resulting sequence as a base-ten integer. Let that
-   number be the <var title="">hour</var>.</p></li>
+   <li><p><span>Parse a time component</span> to obtain <var
+   title="">hour</var>, <var title="">minute</var>, and <var
+   title="">second</var>. If this returns nothing, then fail.</p>
 
-   <li>If <var title="">hour</var> is not a number in the range
-   0&nbsp;&le;&nbsp;<var title="">hour</var>&nbsp;&le;&nbsp;23, then
-   fail.</li>
-
    <li><p>If <var title="">position</var> is beyond the end of <var
-   title="">input</var> or if the character at <var
-   title="">position</var> is not a U+003A COLON character, then
-   fail. Otherwise, move <var title="">position</var> forwards one
-   character.</p></li>
-
-   <li><p><span>Collect a sequence of characters</span> in the range
-   U+0030 DIGIT ZERO (0) to U+0039 DIGIT NINE (9). If the collected
-   sequence is not exactly two characters long, then fail. Otherwise,
-   interpret the resulting sequence as a base-ten integer. Let that
-   number be the <var title="">minute</var>.</p></li>
-
-   <li>If <var title="">minute</var> is not a number in the range
-   0&nbsp;&le;&nbsp;<var title="">minute</var>&nbsp;&le;&nbsp;59, then
-   fail.</li>
-
-   <li><p>Let <var title="">second</var> be a string with the value
-   "0".</p></li>
-
-   <li><p>If <var title="">position</var> is beyond the end of <var
    title="">input</var>, then fail.</p></li>
 
    <li>
 
-    <p>If the character at <var title="">position</var> is a U+003A
-    COLON, then run these substeps:</p>
-
-    <ol>
-
-     <li><p>Advance <var title="">position</var> to the next character
-     in <var title="">input</var>.</p></li>
-
-     <li><p>If <var title="">position</var> is beyond the end of <var
-     title="">input</var>, or at the last character in <var
-     title="">input</var>, or if the next <em>two</em> characters in
-     <var title="">input</var> starting at <var
-     title="">position</var> are not two characters both in the range
-     U+0030 DIGIT ZERO (0) to U+0039 DIGIT NINE (9), then
-     fail.</p></li>
-
-     <li><p><span>Collect a sequence of characters</span> that are
-     either characters in the range U+0030 DIGIT ZERO (0) to U+0039
-     DIGIT NINE (9) or U+002E FULL STOP characters. If the collected
-     sequence has more than one U+002E FULL STOP characters, or if the
-     last character in the sequence is a U+002E FULL STOP character,
-     then fail. Otherwise, let the collected string be <var
-     title="">second</var> instead of its previous value.</p></li>
-
-    </ol>
-
-   </li>
-
-   <li><p>Interpret <var title="">second</var> as a base-ten number
-   (possibly with a fractional part). Let <var title="">second</var>
-   be that number instead of the string version.</p></li>
-
-   <li>If <var title="">second</var> is not a number in the range
-   0&nbsp;&le;&nbsp;<var title="">second</var>&nbsp;&lt;&nbsp;60, then
-   fail.</li>
-
-   <li><p>If <var title="">position</var> is beyond the end of <var
-   title="">input</var>, then fail.</p></li>
-
-   <li>
-
     <p>If the character at <var title="">position</var> is a U+005A
     LATIN CAPITAL LETTER Z, then:</p>
 
@@ -2375,31 +2586,7 @@
   </ol>
 
 
-  <h5>Local dates and times</h5>
 
-  <p>A <dfn title="concept-datetime-local">local date and time</dfn>
-  consists of a specific Gregorian date with no timezone information,
-  consisting of a year, a month, a day, an hour, a minute, a second,
-  and a fraction of a second. <a
-  href="#refsGREGORIAN">[GREGORIAN]</a></p>
-
-  <p class="XXX">... <dfn>valid local date and time string</dfn></p>
-
-  <p class="XXX">... rules to <dfn>parse a local date and time
-  string</dfn></p>
-
-
-  <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>
-
-  <p class="XXX">... <dfn>valid date string</dfn></p>
-
-  <p class="XXX">... rules to <dfn>parse a date string</dfn></p>
-
-
   <h5>Months</h5>
 
   <p>A <dfn title="concept-month">month</dfn> consists of a specific
@@ -2426,18 +2613,7 @@
   <p class="XXX">... rules to <dfn>parse a week string</dfn></p>
 
 
-  <h5>Times</h5>
 
-  <p>A <dfn title="concept-time">time</dfn> consists of a specific
-  time with no timezone information, consisting of an hour, a minute,
-  a second, and a fraction of a second.</p>
-
-  <p class="XXX">... <dfn>valid time string</dfn></p>
-
-  <p class="XXX">... rules to <dfn>parse a time string</dfn></p>
-
-
-
   <h5>Vaguer moments in time</h5>
 
   <p>This section defines <dfn title="date or time string">date or

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