This Simple DataTypedefines a value that represents a time as a string. It shall conform to time of day as defined in ISO 8601-1:2019.

NOTE: ISO 8601-1:2019 uses the 24-hour clock system. The basic formatis [hh][mm][ss] and the extended formatis [hh]:[mm]:[ss].

[hh] refers to a zero-padded hour between 00 and 24 (where 24 is only used to notate midnight at the end of a calendar day).

[mm] refers to a zero-padded minute between 00 and 59.

[ss] refers to a zero-padded second between 00 and 60 (where 60 is only used to notate an added leap second).

Thus a time might appear as either "134730" in the basic formator "13:47:30" in the extended format.

It is also acceptable to omit lower order time elements for reduced accuracy: [hh]:[mm], [hh][mm] and [hh] are all used.

Midnight is a special case and can be referred to as both "00:00" and "24:00". The notation "00:00" is used at the beginning of a calendar day and is the more frequently used. At the end of a day use "24:00"