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

Paul Eggert eggert at cs.ucla.edu
Wed Aug 28 16:58:49 UTC 2013

On 08/28/13 09:04, Lester Caine wrote:
> Having to look at an 'attic' to find post 1970 data just seems wrong?

It shouldn't be a problem, as the attic will be
limited to zones that differ from non-attic zones
only in pre-1970 timestamps.  If you're interested
only in post-1970 timestamps, you will be able to
safely ignore the attic.  If you're interested in
pre-1970 timestamps, the attic will be only a
small part of the data you'll need, but it's not
our goal to fix that problem; it's just that we
won't discard the attic data.

If we find errors in the post-1970 data, these
errors will necessarily be in the non-attic files,
and we'll continue to correct them as before.

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