[tz] Theory - proposal to delete the reference to population

Tobias Conradi tobias.conradi at gmail.com
Sat May 19 00:11:43 UTC 2012

On Sat, May 19, 2012 at 2:03 AM, Russ Allbery <rra at stanford.edu> wrote:
> Tobias Conradi <tobias.conradi at gmail.com> writes:
>> "If two ships enter territorial waters of HM would the Olson-Eggert-IANA
>> time zone database give them advice for how to set their clocks?"
> This is not a sufficiently specified scenario to be analyzable.
Maybe for you.

> Have you been captaining a ship entering those territorial waters and had
> a specific problem around time zones?  If so, please do explain; that
> would be useful information to have in deciding what the database should
> do.
> If not, I would suggest that this is an artificial, invented problem
That doesn't remove the bug.

Tobias Conradi
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