FW: tzdata2006n Brazil incorrect fall-back date 2009-mar-01

Olson, Arthur David (NIH/NCI) [E] olsona at dc37a.nci.nih.gov
Thu Feb 8 20:14:35 UTC 2007

I'm forwarding this message from Markus Scherer, who is not on the time
zone mailing list.
Those of you who are on the time zone mailing list should direct replies


-----Original Message-----
From: Markus Scherer [mailto:markus.icu at gmail.com] 
Sent: Thursday, February 08, 2007 3:10 PM
To: tz at lecserver.nci.nih.gov
Cc: Dave O'Callaghan
Subject: Re: tzdata2006n Brazil incorrect fall-back date 2009-mar-01

Dear Dave et al.,

I reported and subsequently fixed the bug. If you are curious, you can
click on the SVN Diffs link near the top of the bug report to see what

For questions about using ICU, bugs, support etc. please use the
icu-support mailing list: http://icu.sourceforge.net/contacts.html

Best regards,

On 1/22/07, Paul Eggert <eggert at cs.ucla.edu> wrote:
> "Dave O'Callaghan" <daveoc at uk.ibm.com> writes:
> > I have been alerted to this website
> > http://icu-project.org/trac/ticket/5470 which describes an issue 
> > with the Brazil update in tzdata2006n.
> >
> > Is this true?
> It appears to me to be a problem in the ICU4C's code simpletz.cpp, not

> in the tz code or data itself, so you should ask whoever wrote 
> simpletz.cpp to fix it.

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