FW: Time Zone Issues

Garrett Wollman wollman at khavrinen.lcs.mit.edu
Wed Apr 19 14:24:11 UTC 2000

<<On Tue, 18 Apr 2000 21:49:45 -0700 (PDT), Paul Eggert <eggert at twinsun.com> said:

> There has been talk from various quarters of XMLizing the whole
> thing, but it would take some work and as far as I know nobody's
> done it yet.

And there is no inherent virtue in XML.  The current format has the
benefit that it is easily parsed by both machines and humans, which
would be much more difficult in any XML-based scheme.


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