Time Zone Localizations

Mark Davis mark.davis at jtcsv.com
Sat Jun 12 18:27:10 UTC 2004

The latter is what we need; it needed be a long document, and I'd be glad to put
together a draft for your consideration.

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----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Paul Eggert" <eggert at CS.UCLA.EDU>
To: "Mark Davis" <mark.davis at jtcsv.com>
Cc: <tz at lecserver.nci.nih.gov>
Sent: Fri, 2004 Jun 11 23:33
Subject: Re: Time Zone Localizations

> "Mark Davis" <mark.davis at jtcsv.com> writes:
> > we can't point people to a document that they can read, that
> > describes a specification.
> I don't see why not.  If you want a list of Olson TZIDs, you can make
> a copy of zone.tab, and point people at it.  Or if you want the
> specification for the zic input file format, you can make a copy of
> the zic man page, and point people at that.  This stuff is all in the
> public domain.
> On the other hand, if the existing documentation is not enough for
> your needs, then it might be helpful if you could write something that
> will do the job, and contribute it back to the mainline distribution.
> Documentation is often the hardest job in volunteer efforts like
> these, and I'd welcome any good contributions in this area.

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