[tz] Proposal for a modern 'Collapsed' Namespace
walter.stanish at gmail.com
Fri Oct 12 03:09:16 UTC 2012
>> <tab> and file name were both copied from an
>> existing file within the distribution.
> I'm not sure why those files need
> # <pre>
> at the beginning, or why they have .tab as a suffix, as I don't think that's a commonly-known file suffix.
I don't know either, though I suspect the .tab suffix is to
distinguish the table, perhaps in a nominally 8.3 backwards-compatible
format (for embedded, etc.), from the main zone listings.
When in Rome!
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