[tz] Please Don't Feed the Trolls (was Kyiv not Kiev)

Bill Seymour stdbill.h at pobox.com
Wed Jun 29 13:29:35 UTC 2022

> I'm sure [releasing the name-only change] would calm down this discussion
I don't doubt that.  What I doubt is that it's helpful to offer the same
explanation again and again.

--Bill Seymour

On Tue, Jun 28, 2022 at 7:54 AM Martin Burnicki via tz <tz at iana.org> wrote:

> Bill Seymour via tz wrote:
> >
> > It probably won't help to keep explaining the same thing over and over
> > again.  Maybe if we quit paying attention to them, they'll go away.
> Hm, I wonder what you guys would do if your country was attacked by an
> aggressor.
> The whole discussion if and why to change the spelling to Kyiv is
> obsolete if the change has already been made in the repo, and even
> though usually a new version of the DB is only released if some TZ rule
> was changed, it should not be too hard to simply release a new version
> now, due to the specific situation, and don't wait until another country
> decides to stick with or abolish DST.
> I'm sure this would calm down this discussion immediately.
> Martin
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