[tz] Preparing to fork tzdb

Tony Finch dot at dotat.at
Wed Sep 22 09:34:11 UTC 2021

Clive D.W. Feather <clive at davros.org> wrote:
> Tony Finch said:
> >> Oh, please define "country".
> > Jon Postel deftly answered that question in the 1980s by deferring to ISO
> > 3166,
> Except that [...]

I don't think anyone is claiming it is perfect, just that it is the best
list available: it is familiar, widely used in Internet standards,
reasonably well maintained, and other people are responsible so we don't
have to fuss about it.

f.anthony.n.finch  <dot at dotat.at>  https://dotat.at/
Humber, Thames: West or southwest 3 or 4, increasing 5 or 6 later.
Smooth or slight becoming slight or moderate. Mainly fair. Good.

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