[tz] KyivNotKiev

Lester Caine lester at lsces.uk
Mon Nov 30 06:39:50 UTC 2020

On 29/11/2020 18:06, Andrew Gierth wrote:
>   Lester> Given the important material identified by data that is only
>   Lester> available in the 'backward' storage
> I think you're confusing 'backward' and 'backzone'; the 'backward' file
> contains NO data, only Link directives for obsoleted names. Actual data
> about zones with only pre-1970 differences from current zones is in
> 'backzone'.

You are quite right ... but both contain important historic information, 
and allowing them to be 'switched off' simply because it saves a few 
bytes of data misses the point that ANY of the systems on which it has 
been switched off may then be lying on it's displayed information rather 
than simply saying 'can not display'!

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