[tz] [PATCH] tzdata: Asia/Ha_Noi: Add new timezone

Guy Harris guy at alum.mit.edu
Fri Oct 3 19:41:36 UTC 2014

On Oct 3, 2014, at 12:02 PM, Lester Caine <lester at lsces.co.uk> wrote:

> On 03/10/14 19:08, Paul Eggert wrote:
>> This underscores the unreliability of our old source Shanks. We already
>> knew Shanks was wrong for large swaths of the world in the 20th
>> century.  Even so, it's surprisingly bad for a U.S. source like Shanks
>> to get South Vietnam wrong in 1973. Wasn't Shanks reading the newspapers?
> What it does demonstrate is that now we are getting more people
> involved, the better documented provenance is starting to be uncovered?

...and that, as Paul has repeatedly said, much of the current historical data in the tz database is bogus.

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