[tz] 2016g tagged but not released

Ian Abbott abbotti at mev.co.uk
Tue Sep 20 17:11:28 UTC 2016

On 20/09/16 18:04, Tim Parenti wrote:
> On 20 September 2016 at 13:01, Paul Eggert <eggert at cs.ucla.edu
> <mailto:eggert at cs.ucla.edu>> wrote:
>     Unfortunately ICANN is backlogged and so the 2016g tarballs have not
>     yet been published on the iana.org <http://iana.org> website.
> I'd imagine we'll always be somewhat dependent on them as long as they
> host the official "blessed" tarballs, but if there's any way we can
> reduce/minimize the necessary work we need from them to issue a release,
> we should try to do so.  Even a weeklong backlog, as we've seen here so
> far, will start to become aggravating for users.

I think github has mechanisms for uploading binaries (such as blessed 
tarballs) as part of a release.

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