[tz] Preparing to fork tzdb

Derick Rethans tz at derickrethans.nl
Mon Sep 20 17:18:03 UTC 2021

On 20 September 2021 17:22:56 BST, "Clive D.W. Feather via tz" <tz at iana.org> wrote:
>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.

Who asked for historical information to be unavailable from the default tzdb distribution?


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