New time zone home (revisited)
eggert at CS.UCLA.EDU
Tue Jun 29 00:54:18 UTC 2010
On 06/27/10 18:59, Sanjeev Gupta wrote:
> The NTP.org guys run a decent infrastructure, and recently took over
> hosting (only) for the pool.ntp.org <http://pool.ntp.org> mailing
> lists. They are a stable team, time-related, and neutral (AFAIK) on the
> political issues.
The NTP model is a good one, and is logically related to TZ.
More generally, there's the Internet Systems Consortium, which
hosts the NTP Public Services Project; see
<http://www.isc.org/software/other>. I presume that we could
start a TZ Public Services Project that would run on similar
grounds. There is a good connection between ISC's other projects
(notably DHCP) and the TZ database.
I can explore the possibilities there, if this seems
like a good idea to others.
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