[tz] TZDB patches, UTF-8, and Microsoft Exchange

Derick Rethans tz at derickrethans.nl
Fri Dec 2 22:21:25 UTC 2022

On 2 December 2022 22:09:41 GMT, Paul Eggert via tz <tz at iana.org> wrote:
>By the way, I had a little trouble applying your Greenland patch, because it was encoded in ISO 8859-1, and even though its email header line correctly said 'Content-Type: text/plain; charset="iso-8859-1"', Git understandably took alarm at the mixture of the patch's ISO 8859-1 and tzdata's UTF-8 and refused to apply the patch.

This problem would go away if you'd except change requests through GitHub's pull request feature. It's quite a common and modern method to propose changes to open source software, that I'd expect many would already be familiar with.


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