[tz] attic data for the tz database

John Hawkinson jhawk at mit.edu
Fri Aug 30 08:12:21 UTC 2013

Paul Eggert <eggert at cs.ucla.edu> wrote on Fri, 30 Aug 2013
at 01:08:13 -0700 in <522052ED.9090605 at cs.ucla.edu>:

> I'll send out a proposed patch shortly, which creates the attic in
> zic input format, so that it can be used to further populate the
> database if you like.  This is all still experimental, but at least
> the latest experimental version has recovered the pre-1970 data that
> people were concerned about.

I have a dumb question that shows I need to review the past week's email
in more detail:

Do we have a concensus that putting the pre-1970 data in a separate place
(attic) is wise? It seems to me that it creates more problems than
it solves.

--jhawk at mit.edu
  John Hawkinson

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