[tz] What data should TZDB offer?

Derick Rethans tz at derickrethans.nl
Mon Jun 7 08:28:50 UTC 2021

On Sun, 6 Jun 2021, Tom Lane via tz wrote:

> Stephen Colebourne via tz <tz at iana.org> writes:
> > [ assorted proposals ]


> I'd put the recent reorganization under the heading of things that 
> would be forbidden by this principle, and also the changes a few years 
> ago that removed "made up" zone abbreviations. Whatever the 
> justification for those abbreviations originally, some people had come 
> to depend on them, and little was to be gained by removing them.

The PHP project got a fair amount of bug reports about the "made up" 
abbreviation removal (in favour of <+03>). So I agree with that.


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