[tz] zic bug: Wall-clock ordering of transition times

Paul Eggert eggert at cs.ucla.edu
Tue Dec 8 01:13:07 UTC 2020

On 12/7/20 1:29 PM, Arthur David Olson wrote:
> https://mm.icann.org/pipermail/tz/1996-May/date.html 
> <https://mm.icann.org/pipermail/tz/1996-May/date.html>
> ...includes links to messages regarding the work done in 1996; check out the 
> messages including "simultaneous" in the subject.

Thanks for the pointers. So it's a bit of code that you and I wrote, and that 
I'd totally forgotten about. Good memory!

For the record, the commit in question is dated 1996-05-16 13:48:28 -04 and can 
be found here:


and it says (in C) roughly what I attempted to write (in longer English) in the 
recent doc patch. Admittedly a bit of a delay between installing the code and 
installing the corresponding documentation....

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