New home for time zone stuff by 2012?

Shreyas Kumar shreyas.kumar at
Tue Sep 1 00:49:21 UTC 2009

Even this wikipedia article mentions 'Olson Database'.


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Subject: Re: New home for time zone stuff by 2012?

On Mon, 31 Aug 2009, Sue Williams wrote:

> It would be nice to have a formal name for this tz group.  The tz database
> has always sounded a bit informal to me. It doesn't sound like a name and
> so this group doesn't seem to have a name.

I've always called this "the Olson time zone database", and I think it'd 
be great to make that official in honor of ado, especially once he steps 

> It would be nice if the tz mailing list was posted in a news group format
> or forum where different threads of discussion could be tracked
> separately.

And also was archived by things like gmane and other 
convenient-to-search-and-browse places.


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