[tz] tzdata 2016g

Christos Zoulas christos at zoulas.com
Wed Sep 28 01:16:27 UTC 2016

On Sep 27,  5:25pm, eggert at cs.ucla.edu (Paul Eggert) wrote:
-- Subject: Re: [tz] tzdata 2016g

| On 09/27/2016 04:38 PM, Brian Inglis wrote:
| > Sounds like the addition of the .tar.lz package during the PTI changes
| > was enough to derail the process.
| I already suggested privately to them that they release 2016g in 
| traditional form only, if the .tar.lz file is what is causing the delay. 
| I think the main problem here, though, is that I originally told them 
| that the matter was not urgent, and this caused it to become swamped by 
| other matters relating to their forthcoming reorganization.

I think this whole compression format discussion is silly. We've
spent more time discussing it than any savings in space or time.
Just put out both formats (gz and lz) and be done with it.


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