[tz] Preparing to fork tzdb

dpatte dpatte at relativedata.com
Tue Sep 21 22:42:31 UTC 2021

The strategy used since tz was created has caused many political arguments and decisions in this group instead of deferring the decisions to the ISO that has this mandate.Sent from my Galaxy
-------- Original message --------From: Eliot Lear via tz <tz at iana.org> Date: 2021-09-21  16:17  (GMT-05:00) To: "Clive D.W. Feather" <clive at davros.org>, Watson Ladd <watson at cloudflare.com> Cc: tz <tz at iana.org> Subject: Re: [tz] Preparing to fork tzdb And who gets to decide?  The strategy used over the entire existence of this database has obviated the need to answer that question.EliotOn 21.09.21 22:07, Clive D.W. Feather via tz wrote:> Watson Ladd via tz said:>> If what we want is one time zone per country, let's have that>> conversation instead of having it happen by accident as a side effect>> of rules that don't mention countries.> I agree.>> But, if we want to talk about countries, what would surely be more useful> is a list, for each country, of all the time zones that are at least> partially in that country.>> Oh, please define "country". Is England a country? Wales? The Netherlands> (as opposed to the Kingdom of the Netherlands)? Sealand? Taiwan? Macau?> Bir Tawil? Liberland?>> Do you really want to open this can of worms?>
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