[tz] timezone DB distribution

Brian Inglis Brian.Inglis at SystematicSw.ab.ca
Wed Aug 19 21:32:26 UTC 2020

On 2020-08-19 15:16, Michael Douglass wrote:
> On 8/19/20 13:49, Guy Harris wrote:
>> On Aug 19, 2020, at 10:17 AM, Matt Johnson-Pint wrote:
>>> The files are meant for developers and platform maintainers anyway, not for
>>> direct consumption by end-users.

>> Hence my suggestion that whatever Juergen is developing not require that
>> end users download the tz database separately; it should bundle the tzdb,
>> and provide updates when the tzdb is updated.
> tzdist?

tzdist server implementations?

Leave it to the distro or platform to do the job as quickly as any other
downstream org.

Org update policies may be a bigger delaying factor than tzdb, distro, or platform.

Take care. Thanks, Brian Inglis, Calgary, Alberta, Canada

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