[tz] Recent conversions of zones to aliases
eggert at cs.ucla.edu
Mon Oct 6 03:34:18 UTC 2014
Stephen Colebourne wrote:
> the assumption that IDs would continue to exist
> and not be converted to aliases.
I'm afraid that assumption has been incorrect for the tz database for many
years, and there's no end-user reason to impose it as a requirement now.
> Jamaica made no difference, and in fact most tzdb changes would not.
I don't expect anybody (other than us time zone nerds) will care about the
upcoming changes in Indochina either. The most recent time stamps affected will
be circa 1975.
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