[tz] Commentary-only releases - let's not (was: Re: Please Don't Feed the Trolls (was Kyiv not Kiev))

Ian Abbott abbotti at mev.co.uk
Fri Jul 1 18:11:07 UTC 2022

On 01/07/2022 04:13, Tom Lane via tz wrote:
> [...]  In my recollection,
> there is pretty much always at least one release every spring and
> every fall, when some-government-or-other decides they need to
> change their DST rules with minimal notice.  So in practice there's
> a six-months-or-less release cadence, and I doubt that making it
> three or four months would change anything noticeable.

If we somehow get through this year's late silly season with no urgent 
releases, the current release will be out-of-date on 2023-March-21 (due 
to DST changes in Iran) so we'd need a release a few months before then 
to allow plenty of lead time for downstream maintainers and consumers.

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