[tz] Preparing to fork tzdb

Paul Eggert eggert at cs.ucla.edu
Tue Sep 21 16:18:40 UTC 2021

On 9/20/21 10:18 AM, Derick Rethans via tz wrote:
> Who asked for historical information to be unavailable from the default tzdb distribution?

In June, Stephen Colebourne suggested that as an acceptable solution:


and yesterday wrote that he'd still have more respect for that approach 
than for what's currently in the development database:


However, this would be a bigger change to tzdb than other proposed 
suggestions. Although it wouldn't affect all that many uses (none of the 
proposed changes do) I expect it would be even less popular than the 
other proposals.

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