License for the tzdata information

Jesper Nørgaard jnorgard at
Wed May 6 19:20:40 UTC 2009

> Personally I'd hate for the tzcode (or data) to have any kind of licence.

Is there any reason we can't just state in the tzdata as well as the tzcode
that this data is in the public domain? Whether this is equivalent with a
license of copyright or not is only a concern if there is a scenario we want
to avoid (person X claims copyright of the tz data unrightfully). I don't
see that happen. But I am not an IP expert.
Jesper Nørgaard Welen

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