[tz] Beginner's help request

Paul Eggert eggert at cs.ucla.edu
Sun Oct 15 06:13:50 UTC 2017

Daniel Ford wrote:
> Perhaps if I can find somewhere that explains 'POSIX TZ string format', I might begin to understand your table.  I'll have a look around.


(Look for "TZ".) This explains the POSIX TZ variable's format.


(Look for "Version 3 format".) This explains the minor extensions used in tzdb 
binary files.

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