IANA and the tz database - diverging from Theory

Paul Eggert eggert at cs.ucla.edu
Sun Sep 25 04:42:23 UTC 2011

On 09/24/11 09:30, Tobias Conradi wrote:
> Does anyone know why the rules of tz names are changed in the IANA tz text?

This was part of the IANA drafting and editing process,
which is pretty longwinded.  Although the wording changed,
the intent remained pretty much the same, as far as I can

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