[tz] Preparing to fork tzdb
mikeadouglass at gmail.com
Mon Sep 20 17:25:36 UTC 2021
If we're voting - I'd vote against forking.
And - once again - I have to point out that it's well past time we
disassociate zone data from political regions.
Give each zone a unique numeric id then provide a default mapping. The
tools can regenerate something that looks like the old form.
On 9/20/21 12:22, Clive D.W. Feather via tz 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.
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