[tz] Breach of tzdb charter: Merging timezones is not within the charter

Emily Crandall Fleischman emilycf at mit.edu
Fri Jun 4 12:51:36 UTC 2021

That's not true: Canada and the US had different DST rules until 1976,
so their zones should remain distinct.

On Thu, 3 Jun 2021 at 22:07, David Patte via tz <tz at iana.org> wrote:
> if all the backfiles do correctly link to the proposed main coalesced tz
> zones at their appropriate date/time, then that would work as well, but
> i would then work by accessing via the backfiles first.
> btw, for interest, the new main coalesced zone for New_York would
> include an area reaching from nearly Manitoba to the Atlantic, and
> include Toronto, Montreal, Ottawa and Quebec City , or about 1/2 of
> Canada's population.

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