[tz] [english 100%] Keeping track of Japanese Era data

Meno Hochschild mhochschild at gmx.de
Sat Mar 17 07:31:18 UTC 2018

Another source of Japanese era information with more data has been 
created by myself mainly based on Wikipedia research:


It serves as base of my Nengo-implementation:


You have also to be aware of a coming new Japanese era on 2019-05-01. 
But the name of the new era is not yet decided and will be proclaimed 
any time this year to give the administration and the calendar makers 
some time, see also:




Am 16.03.2018 um 17:43 schrieb Florian Weimer:
> Would the tz project be interested in keeping track of the Japanese 
> Era information?
> glibc currently stores it as part of its locale data, but I think this 
> causes some issues (particularly with downstream builds).
> Thanks,
> Florian

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