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The type xsd:gDay represents a day that recurs every month. The letter g signifies "Gregorian." xsd:gDay can be used to say, for example, that checks are paid on the 5th of each month. To represent a duration of days, use the duration type instead. The format of gDay is ---DD.

An optional time zone expression may be added at the end of the value. The letter Z is used to indicate Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). All other time zones are represented by their difference from Coordinated Universal Time in the format +hh:mm, or -hh:mm. These values may range from -14:00 to 14:00. For example, US Eastern Standard Time, which is five hours behind UTC, is represented as -05:00. If no time zone value is present, it is considered unknown; it is not assumed to be UTC.

Simple Type Information


Schema Document: datatypes.xsd



Valid valuesComment
---02the 2nd of the month
Invalid valuesComment
02the leading hyphens are required
---2the day must be 2 digits
---32the day must be a valid day of the month; no month has 32 days
an empty value is not valid, unless xsi:nil is used

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