[tz] Unacceptable recent changes [wasRe: [PATCH 2/4] Move obsolescent Americas entries to 'backward'.]

random832 at fastmail.us random832 at fastmail.us
Wed Aug 28 20:03:09 UTC 2013

On Wed, Aug 28, 2013, at 15:34, Alois Treindl wrote:
> And there is no need to put smilies onto the mention of astrologers.
> They, like Thomas Shanks, Rique Pottenger and Neil Michelsen,    have 
> been the most important compilers of timezone history information, and 
> should be honored within the TZ project, not 'smilied' at.

Some astrologers are also responsible for a lawsuit that disrupted the
maintenance of this project for a while recently, so it's unsurprising
to find some hard feelings here.

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