[tz] Type values in rules
skeet at pobox.com
Sun Jul 19 07:12:15 UTC 2015
It wasn't until last night that I first saw a non "-" entry for a type line
- Australia/Adelaide had rules of
Rule AS 1990 1994 even Mar Sun>=18 2:00s 0 -
Rule AS 1990 1994 odd Mar Sun>=1 2:00s 0 -
until release 2000f.
Now in Noda Time I could probably support non-infinite rules with a fixed
set of types (hopefully just odd and even), but it would be a bit of work.
If type values are effectively obsolete, I may not bother.
So, is it just coincidence that there have been no uses of the Type field
in the released data since 2000f, or is this effectively policy now? (I can
understand keeping the functionality for private usage, where others may
use zic with their own data sets, but for Noda Time I'm not worried about
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