[tz] proposed changes for Win32 and a improved mktime() algorithm

Christos Zoulas christos at zoulas.com
Wed May 10 11:22:21 UTC 2017

On May 9,  9:45pm, eggert at cs.ucla.edu (Paul Eggert) wrote:
-- Subject: Re: [tz] proposed changes for Win32 and a improved mktime() algor

| Robert Elz wrote:
| > In that case you, or UCLA, own the copyright, and you can release it
| > on any licence(s) that you like.
| I long ago assigned my glibc contributions' copyright to the Free Software
| Foundation and would rather that they stay LGPLed.

Please consider releasing your code under the BSD license.

| Again, if this is a showstopper I won't insist on switching the
| implementations. I'd rather not reinvent the mktime wheel, though.

The two licenses (BSD and LGPL) are very different and we (NetBSD) would
like to keep *GPL code out of libc.

The two routines also behave differently with respect to the DST gap
(though this was easy to change).



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