License for the tzdata information

Andy Heninger aheninger at
Wed May 6 20:47:53 UTC 2009

On Wed, May 6, 2009 at 12:28 PM, Paul Koning <Paul_Koning at> wrote:

> Arthur, is it possible to get this?  You already made the statement
> "there is no license" which sounds a bit like "it's in the public
> domain" but it doesn't actually say that.  If you meant public domain,
> could you say so?

I second this thought.  If it's possible, a notice in the data files
similar to that already in the code files,

> /*
> ** This file is in the public domain, so clarified as of
> ** 2006-07-17 by Arthur David Olson.
> */

would clarify the situation, and help head off further questions.

  -- Andy

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