[tz] timezone change for antarctica\casey [SEC=UNCLASSIFIED]

Michael Chinn Michael.Chinn at aad.gov.au
Sat Oct 31 03:08:09 UTC 2015

True, Wilkins does have semi-permanent structures but is only manned October-April. 
From: Paul Eggert <eggert at cs.ucla.edu>
Sent: Saturday, 31 October 2015 8:28 AM
To: Paul_Koning at dell.com; mj1856 at hotmail.com
Cc: tz at iana.org; Michael Chinn; kre at munnari.oz.au
Subject: Re: [tz] timezone change for antarctica\casey [SEC=UNCLASSIFIED]

On 10/30/2015 10:39 AM, Paul_Koning at dell.com wrote:
> It would be a VERY bad precedent for the TZ project to decide that some changes are more equal than others.

Although we try to incorporate all changes, there are limits to what we
can do quickly.  It's not just me personally -- it's also the hassle of
everybody who tries to track the tz database and generate new releases.
It'd be nice to have a reliable history of Casey's time zone, but I'm
not sure it's worth cutting a new release merely because they have bad
weather and their supply aircraft is overdue.

As I understand it, Wilkins Aerodrome is not year-round and so doesn't
make our cut.


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