[tz] tabs vs spaces

Ian Abbott abbotti at mev.co.uk
Wed May 1 09:00:28 UTC 2013

On 2013-05-01 06:42, David Muir Sharnoff wrote:
> I wanted to extract some of the data from the timezone files so I wrote
> a quick parser for them.  In the process I discovered 1,477 lines that
> have spaces where they should have tabs.
> Do you care?
> If so, do you want to fix them with (a) my fixup script  (b) a patch
> that I generate; (c) by hand -- I can list the file names and line numbers?

Perhaps you should just fix your parser?  See the zic man page for the 
format of the the timezone files.

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