[tz] Large scale changes proposed in 2014f
lester at lsces.co.uk
Mon Jul 28 09:37:26 UTC 2014
On 27/07/14 10:37, Stephen Colebourne wrote:
> As an example, consider Sierra Leone
> where two separate sets of DST affecting 13 years and dates as recent
> as 1960 have been obilterated. Where is the discussion of this
> specific (huge) change? Where is the justification?
That there is very good data for a lot of pre-1970 timezones is a fact,
but the blocking of updating that information has been flagged before.
We NEED an historically correct set of data which I had thought that was
now accepted, but it seems not? If tz is not going to provide a usable
table of data for pre-1970 data then one again we need to provide an
That some current materials provenance is suspect does not remove the
need for something stable which flags that timezone/daylight saving was
in place is still needed.
Lester Caine - G8HFL
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