[tz] 2021b v 2021a1

John Hawkinson jhawk at alum.mit.edu
Fri Sep 24 16:16:48 UTC 2021

Paul Goyette via tz <tz at iana.org> wrote on Fri, 24 Sep 2021
at 12:13:43 EDT in <Pine.NEB.4.64.2109240911420.16051 at speedy.whooppee.com>:

> > a: Paul move his changes to a branch and release 2021b as 2021a+Samoa

On Wednesday (so long ago), I asked why we would *not* do that. There was no answer:

John Hawkinson <jhawk at alum.mit.edu> wrote on Wed, 22 Sep 2021
at 15:22:21 EDT in <20210922192221.GE41824 at alum.mit.edu>:

> I don't understand why we would release 2021b as-proposed. What is the timliness that requires doing that?
> Making that release will make it *far* more difficult to undo, when most downstream consumers adopt it.
> It effectively pretermits the discussion we are having.
> I think it is imprudent, unwise, and a bit unfair.

So again, why would we not do this? What interest does it serve to do otherwise?

jhawk at alum.mit.edu
John Hawkinson

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