[tz] Beginner's help request

Daniel Ford dfnojunk at gmail.com
Sun Oct 15 06:30:07 UTC 2017


Excellent!  Thanks for those references, which I've added to my reading list for the coming week.


-----Original Message-----
From: Paul Eggert [mailto:eggert at cs.ucla.edu] 
Sent: Sunday, October 15, 2017 5:14 PM
To: Daniel Ford
Cc: 'Time Zone Mailing List'
Subject: Re: [tz] Beginner's help request

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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