Time Zone Localizations

Mariano Absatz baby at baby.com.ar
Mon Jun 14 15:12:49 UTC 2004


I think 5 (or 8) years is plenty of time (within Internet standards) to be 
able to find a new home for tz and make a smooth change... whithout 
affecting stability...


El 14 Jun 2004 a las 9:06, Olson, Arthur David (NIH/NCI) escribió:

> Note, though, that there is foreseeable instability if I retire in 2012 as
> planned. (More on this when we reach 2007.)
> 				--ado 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Paul Eggert [mailto:eggert at CS.UCLA.EDU] 
> Sent: Friday, June 11, 2004 9:56 PM
> To: Mark Davis
> Cc: tz at lecserver.nci.nih.gov
> Subject: Re: Time Zone Localizations
> "Mark Davis" <mark.davis at jtcsv.com> writes:
> > ftp://elsie.nci.nih.gov/pub/
> >
> > Is there a stable link to a document that we could cite as the 
> > specification for the IDs, instead of just pointing to an FTP site?
> When you ask for a "specification for the IDs", do you mean "which TZIDs are
> in the Olson database?" or "what syntax is allowed for the TZIDs?"?
> Either way, I'd say that the FTP site is the stable reference.
> According to my records that location dates back to April 25, 1992, so it's
> one of the most stable links on the planet.

Mariano Absatz - El Baby
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