[tz] Issues with pre-1970 information in TZDB

Tom Lane tgl at sss.pgh.pa.us
Thu Sep 23 22:48:00 UTC 2021

Guy Harris <gharris at sonic.net> writes:
> On Sep 23, 2021, at 3:20 PM, Tom Lane <tgl at sss.pgh.pa.us> wrote:
>> For example, if Norway someday changes its laws such that
>> it's no longer identical to Europe/Berlin, then it's a whole lot less
>> painful all around if Europe/Oslo already exists and is already being used
>> by most of the affected users.  They'll just automatically get the right
>> time from a tzdb update, without having to adjust their settings.

> It already exists, *and will continue to exist with Paul's most recent changes*.

Perhaps I should have used a different example.  Or are you just
spreading confusion for the sake of it?

			regards, tom lane

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