update jira rest api datetime value

im using jira rest api to create/edit issues. when updating datetime type fields its giving an error somthing like

"Error parsing time: 2013-06-17T00:00:00+0000"

datetime required ISO8601 format, so i'm using it, but keep getting this error

how can i do this? plz help

thanks in advance

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The format for ISO 8601:
Try using 2013-06-17T00:00:00.0+0000
instead of


I have to object, the date format is *not* ISO 8601. The timezone offset is incorrect. The date time is in extended format but the tz offset is not. Thus, the value is illegal.

Can we file a bug about that?

i tried this format, but problem persists, im using php thanx for the help

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