merge tzcode and tzdata?

Oscar van Vlijmen o.van.vlijmen at
Tue Jan 11 20:33:40 UTC 2000

From: Oscar van Vlijmen:
>   An even more useful suggestion would be to place the WWW.htm file in the
>   directory

>From Paul Eggert:
>I think this is a good idea.  Better yet, could it be made available
>via http at NIH?  If not, then I'll volunteer to maintain a copy at

Reply from Oscar van Vlijmen:

Let's talk about modern desktop browsers like the Windows and Macintosh
versions of Netscape Navigator and Microsoft Internet Explorer. Those
browsers have a built-in FTP-client. As soon as they encounter a xxx.htm or
xxx.html file on a FTP-served site, they display the contents in a
I do not know how the Unix browsers react, but it is possible that it is
not necessary to serve the WWW.htm tz-page through a HTTP-port of the
It is however a very good idea to maintain an up to date mirror of this
page, for instance at

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