[tz] [PATCH 2/4] Move obsolescent Americas entries to 'backward'.

Paul_Koning at Dell.com Paul_Koning at Dell.com
Wed Aug 28 16:36:02 UTC 2013

On Aug 28, 2013, at 11:49 AM, random832 at fastmail.us wrote:

> On Wed, Aug 28, 2013, at 11:25, Paul Eggert wrote:
>> But the motivation is
>> not "neatness" or "tidying up": it is to avoid future political
>> brouhahas like the ones we've had recently, brouhahas that consume
>> far too much of our time.
> I don't understand why it consumed any time at all. The change being
> requested was literally a one-word change to zone.tab that would have
> impacted nothing. My theory (and the basis for my perhaps overly
> strongly worded earlier post calling that original change a blunder) is
> that it was your pride, since you had made the change that it would have
> reversed in the first place, but even that is only guesswork.

Another point is that none of the recent political nonsense is in any way related to old data -- quite the contrary, it is entirely about the current information.


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