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

Clive D.W. Feather clive at davros.org
Wed Aug 28 19:58:20 UTC 2013

Stephen Colebourne said:
> Paul, you need to STOP NOW.
> You need to reverse the vast majority of your recent changes. Focus on
> actual changes happening in 2013. Keep the rest of the database
> totally and utterly stable. And just accept that there is a measure of
> politics incumbent in time-zones.

I don't agree with the language used here, but I do agree with the
sentiment. Where we have data that differs before 1970, we should be
keeping it. These amalgamations need to be backed out *completely* unless
the zones in question are actually identical all the way back to the year

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