[tz] UNS: Re: Crimea to switch to Moscow Time as of March 30, 2014

Garrett Wollman wollman at csail.mit.edu
Mon Mar 17 21:42:56 UTC 2014

<<On Mon, 17 Mar 2014 14:37:00 -0700, Guy Harris <guy at alum.mit.edu> said:

> On Mar 17, 2014, at 2:00 PM, Garrett Wollman <wollman at csail.mit.edu> wrote:

>> <<On Mon, 17 Mar 2014 13:51:40 -0700, Paul Eggert <eggert at cs.ucla.edu> said:
>>> As for whether zone.tab should say UA or RU for Simferopol, we don't 
>>> have the resources to arbitrate disputes like that either. If this turns 
>>> into a real dispute that starts taking up our resources, then we'll need 
>>> to change zone.tab's format so that it is less of a political 
>>> flashpoint.  This will entail some technical conversion hassles, but in 
>>> the long run that'll less work for us and for our users than the 
>>> neverending political hassles.
>> No, that just pushes the work onto the downstream distributors.

> Which work?

The work of figuring out which "country" uses the various timezones.


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