[tz] Releasing tzdata 2021b from a branch (was: Re: Response to informal TZ database appeal)

Stephen Colebourne scolebourne at joda.org
Wed Sep 22 10:36:26 UTC 2021

On Wed, 22 Sept 2021 at 11:32, Philip Paeps <philip at trouble.is> wrote:
> On 2021-09-22 17:46:13 (+0800), Stephen Colebourne via tz wrote:
> > However, a consensus cannot start with the bad faith move of releasing
> > 2021b as is.
> I agree that 2021b should be released without the disputed changes.
> To avoid repo-churn on main, I would suggest releasing 2021b from a
> branch made before the disputed changes in May, with the recent
> non-controversial changes cherry-picked from main.  An appropriate NEWS
> entry can be added on main to explain.

This would be acceptable to me, and give us time to solve the issue.


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