New home for time zone stuff by 2012?

Mark Davis ⌛ mark at
Thu Aug 27 22:05:59 UTC 2009

Speaking to "I don't think I'd want Unicode specifying any of:"

We'd be hosting the TZ group; the process the group uses and its output
would be up to the group. (The only thing we'd need is for the group to
provide a description of whatever process *is* being followed.)


And by the way, even for Unicode, the consortium is not in the business of
specifying APIs or binary file formats; I don't know where that perception

On Thu, Aug 27, 2009 at 14:33, Bill Seymour <stdbill.h at> wrote:

> On Thu, Aug 27, 2009 at 2:58 PM, John Emmons<emmo at> wrote:
> >
> > I would think this would be a good move for both TZ and Unicode.
> >
> Why?  Beyond getting localized time zone names in the CLDR,
> where's the expertise?
> If this is just an offer for hosting an HTTP and FTP site, then cool;
> but I don't think I'd want Unicode specifying any of:
>  - source file formats.
>  - binary file formats.
>  - APIs.
> --Bill Seymour
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