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

Tobias Conradi tobias.conradi at gmail.com
Sat May 19 13:08:42 UTC 2012

On Sat, May 19, 2012 at 3:06 PM, Tobias Conradi
<tobias.conradi at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Sat, May 19, 2012 at 1:39 PM, Robert Elz <kre at munnari.oz.au> wrote:
>>    Date:        Sat, 19 May 2012 12:13:43 +0200
>>    From:        Tobias Conradi <tobias.conradi at gmail.com>
>>    Message-ID:  <CAAGevbWdJf_Gr7cbZdYzhkrDbTQn7cZTdWkrKgOfZ-tz5=x=Mg at mail.gmail.com>
>>  | If no zone for HM is created the bug remains.
>> Have you considered the possibility that the "bug" is in ISO3166,
> No. Since Theory imports the ISO 3166-1 definition to define a country
> in the IANA time zone database.
>> which has issued a country code for an object that meets no rational
>> criteria for being a country?
> That is your personal point of view.
>> If they'd just delete HM (and BV), then there would be no argument at all
>> for us to do anything, right?
> If the territories currently covered by HM and BV is covered by any
> zone this would be correct. I don't see this to be true.
>> Please turn your attention to the people who set the contents of ISO3166,
>> inform them of the problem they've caused by defining a country code (or two),
>> and so, apparently, demanding that timezone data be created for an object(s)
>> with no clocks,
> The objects have "clocks" if "clocks" means officially defined time
> and objects means the territories of HM and BV.
>> and so no time (or zones) and demand that they fix t.
>> Report back here when you've finished that.
> I do want I want to do. If you have slave like behavior and let other
> people command you, this is fine.

I do want I want to do.->
I do what I want to do.

Tobias Conradi
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