[tz] Error in Scandinavian tz data

Doug Ewell doug at ewellic.org
Wed Jun 28 16:52:39 UTC 2023

Stephen Colebourne wrote:

> Re-reading the thread, I see where your confusion comes from. What I
> was agreeing with was the concept of removing attempts to be accurate
> pre-1970. I then pointed out why being completely inaccurate (all UTC)
> is not viable as the default.

I think Paul noted already that “-00” is not the same as UTC:

>> "make ZFLAGS=-r at 0" does not cause tzdb localtime to just return UTC,
>> as localtime also returns an error indication indicating that the
>> actual offset is unknown. This error indication is in the form of the
>> time zone abbreviation "-00".

Doug Ewell, CC, ALB | Lakewood, CO, US | ewellic.org

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