[tz] Today's CalConnect event

Paul.Koning at dell.com Paul.Koning at dell.com
Tue Feb 5 20:55:20 UTC 2019

> On Feb 5, 2019, at 3:46 PM, Brian Inglis <Brian.Inglis at SystematicSw.ab.ca> wrote:
> On 2019-02-05 12:33, Paul Eggert wrote:
>> On 2/5/19 8:55 AM, Paul.Koning at dell.com wrote:
> ...
>>> It's not clear why ISO would be any more successful at cajoling country
>>> governments into early notice than the existing structure.
>> Yes, it's unlikely that (for example) the government of São Tomé and Príncipe
>> would notify the ISO more reliably than they notify us.
> They might as ISO is a treaty org like ICAO and IATA: govs and their airlines
> seem to promptly forward TZ and DST updates to local times for schedules and
> tickets, as the pols would not want to be inconvenienced on their "business" trips.

My understanding is that ISO is *not* a treaty organization but a non-government body.  I notice that the Wikipedia article does not contain the word "treaty".  Also, the members of ISO are not countries but national standards organizations; for example, the US member of ISO is ANSI.


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