New home for time zone stuff by 2012?
Phillip.Guerra at nkch.org
Tue Aug 25 13:18:09 UTC 2009
My present position is being eliminated. Please remove me from the
Thanks for all of your hard work, and I wish you the best.
From: Olson, Arthur David (NIH/NCI) [E]
[mailto:olsona at dc37a.nci.nih.gov]
Sent: Sunday, August 23, 2009 1:51 PM
To: tz at elsie.nci.nih.gov
Subject: New home for time zone stuff by 2012?
I'll be eligible to start drawing a pension in mid-2012. Since I'm
accustomed to slow-moving Quaker process,
that makes it time to get serious about finding a new home for time zone
There are several pieces of the puzzle (some of which haven't seen much
work of late):
Mailing list maintenance
Mailing list hosting
Standards work (for example, tweaking POSIX TZ environment
variables so Godthab can be represented)
Code enhancement (for example, year zero work and Julian
There are different types of landing place:
Everything could be moved under one new roof or different pieces might
go different places.
While I'm happy to continue time zone work in the future, I also
understand that it may be best for others to do the work.
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