Is more detailed timezone history desired?

Olson, Arthur David (NIH/NCI) olsona at
Thu Mar 10 22:00:10 UTC 2005

Top priorities would be:
1. Ensure that the format of the time zone source files is adequate to
represent historical changes.
2. Document changes since 1970-01-01 (the POSIX epoch).


-----Original Message-----
From: Alois Treindl [mailto:alois at] 
Sent: Thursday, March 10, 2005 4:54 PM
To: tz at
Subject: Is more detailed timezone history desired?

regarding my project to extend the details of timezone history in tzdata, a
first question:

Is it desirable, in the eyes of current tzdata maintainers, to add such

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