[tz] Preparing to fork tzdb

Clive D.W. Feather clive at davros.org
Mon Sep 20 16:22:56 UTC 2021

Tom Lane via tz said:
> >>    2.  If a resolution cannot be reached directly with the TZ
> >>        Coordinator, express the concern to the community and attempt to
> >>        achieve rough consensus regarding a resolution on the TZ mailing
> >>        list.  The Area Directors of the IETF Applications Area may at
> >>        their discretion attempt to guide the members of the community to
> >>        rough consensus.

> Seems to me that we have failed at step 1, and that to the extent that
> there is any community consensus per step 2, it is against this set
> of changes.

I'm not convinced that there is even that much consensus. We're hearing from
the objectors, but - as usual - not from those who approve or aren't affected.
I'm currently unclear what the issues are, being mostly an observer rather
than a significant user of the database.

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