time zone object
Olson, Arthur David
OLSONA at dc37a.nci.nih.gov
Tue Sep 30 00:12:52 UTC 1997
As John Cowan pointed out, HTTP would suffice as a low-level
for access to zone tables across the net, but we also need to
authoritative sources of up-to-date information; and specify
of retrieved information with preference for the cached data up
expiry date. This requires representing the expiry date in the
file. Does the "zic" format permit a datestamp?
There are bytes "reserved for future use" at the front of the file.
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