[tz] Elliot - I want to talk about the TZ project ASAP...

Alois Treindl alois at astro.ch
Thu Oct 20 18:02:39 UTC 2011

With all due respect, I am in support of any procedure which keeps the 
lawyers and legal people out of the loop, and the technical people - 
those who contribute data and do research - in it.

The TZ project worked well under that rule.

The current lawsuit is just a transient issue, and should not frighten 

On 20.10.11 17:51, David Braverman wrote:
> Is it possible to set up a separate list to discuss the nontechnical aspects of the tzinfo database? I'm indifferent; but it would make trolls easier to corral. :)
> David Braverman
> http://www.wx-now.com
> -----Original Message-----
> From: tz-bounces at iana.org [mailto:tz-bounces at iana.org] On Behalf Of Tony Finch
> Sent: Thursday 20 October 2011 09:01
> To: Clive D.W. Feather
> Cc: tz at iana.org
> Subject: Re: [tz] Elliot - I want to talk about the TZ project ASAP...
> Clive D.W. Feather<clive at davros.org>  wrote:
>> For example, in the UK the timezones are purely a matter for Parliament
>> and the courts and nobody else. They aren't tied to any kind of
>> international law or treaty.
> The start and end dates of summer time are subject to a European
> directive, but each country can choose its own base offset.
> Also, don't feed the trolls.

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