[tz] Version identification (was Re: Downstream use of 2021c)
eggert at cs.ucla.edu
Thu Oct 7 20:33:13 UTC 2021
On 10/7/21 13:00, Tom Lane via tz wrote:
> there's something to be said for using +VERSION as the file name
Unfortunately the POSIX portable filename character set lacks '+'.
Perhaps Apple used "+VERSION" so as to not collide with any portable
Admittedly, installed filenames like "Etc/GMT+10" already use "+" and
nobody seems to mind. Though perhaps the people who would mind are not
using the "etcetera" file (as it's kinda optional) and thus are
sidestepping the issue.
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