[tz] [PATCH 0/2] Follow Australian common usage and update CST/CST to CST/CDT and EST/EST to EST/EDT etc [SEC=UNCLASSIFIED]
David Patte ₯
dpatte at relativedata.com
Thu Apr 11 00:17:36 UTC 2013
I would like to thank Timothy for his work on this, and for creating the
patchfile. We reviewed it offline, and had over 190 visits (so far) to
the forum thread where it was discussed and prepared, and no negative
comments at all where posted.
I also reviewed the patch and found it consistant with the intentions
In general, the patch changes the tz files in order to now represent
summer time in Australia and the Australian antarctic territories using
'd' abbreviations for daylight saving time periods. No other
abbreviations were not changed in this proposal. The patch will be
loaded on our ftp server at ftp://ftp.relativedata.com/pub this evening
for any that might want to download and test it.
We do hope that the patch is considered by the maintainers of tz, and
applied to forthcoming tz releases.
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