New home for time zone stuff by 2012?

Jonathan Leffler jonathan.leffler at
Thu Aug 27 19:11:07 UTC 2009

On Thu, Aug 27, 2009 at 10:48 AM, Mark Davis ⌛ <mark at> wrote:

> The officers of the Unicode Consortium ( have discussed
> this issue, and are interested in exploring hosting the TZ efforts. Aside
> from the Unicode projects, we currently also support other independent
> efforts (,
> Hosting the TZ project would provide for mailing list hosting, code
> distribution, source code repository (SVN) if desired, etc., web pages, etc.
> -- presuming that the functioning of the TZ group would continue basically
> as it does now.

Unicode also host the CLDR - Common Locale Data Repository.

Although not the same as the TZ data, there is at least some commonality in

> If there is interest in something along these lines, we can discuss more
> specifics of what this would look like and then pass a proposal by our board
> of directors.

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