Talk:Key:end date

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Consider this tag rejected per same reasons as Proposed features/Status

Proposed features/Status was rejected and for the very same reasons this tag would be rejected if voted in near future. The problem with it is that software not aware of this special tag will erroneously consider objects long gone (and marked with end_date) as still existing and valid. If you think that it should not be so hard to teach software to learn end_date then consider that there are literally dozens of alternative proposals which would be also quite easy for software to learn if we would agree on one of them - but this one is one those one which causes most trouble.

See Comparison of life cycle concepts for alternatives which cause less trouble. RicoZ (talk) 21:44, 16 December 2014 (UTC)