[tz] thread-safe localtime

Christos Zoulas christos at zoulas.com
Fri Mar 21 16:48:07 UTC 2014

On Mar 21,  9:17am, eggert at cs.ucla.edu (Paul Eggert) wrote:
-- Subject: Re: thread-safe localtime

| Christos Zoulas wrote:
| > I wrote the code and I donate it if that matters, but what's more important
| > is that the license on those files is the same as the original tz files since
| > the differences are minor.
| Ah, OK, thanks.  localtime.c is public-domain, but strftime.c and date.c 
| are BSD-licensed.  The important changes here are to localtime.c; if you 
| donate all your changes to the public domain, we can merge them into 
| localtime.c (strftime.c is just the icing on the cake).  So that should 
| address the legal concerns, though there still is the technical problem 
| of actually doing the merge.

I donate all my changes to the public domain. Yes, I agree the merge is the
biggest issue. I wish it was easier...


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