[tz] Cellphone tz updates often not happening in Israel

Mike Douglass mikeadouglass at gmail.com
Tue Oct 1 17:32:43 UTC 2013

and as chair of that tc I'd be very happy to talk to anybody interested 
in using that protocol.

Briefly - we have a timezone server spec in draft


which provides a simple protocol to list timezones, fetch them and 
provide expansions for easy conversion of times.

On 09/26/2013 03:57 PM, Martin Burnicki wrote:
> Steve Allen wrote:
>> On Tue 2013-09-24T23:23:05 +0200, Martin Burnicki hath writ:
>>> That's why I had suggested some time ago on this list to introduce a
>>> portable network protocol allowing tz data base updates, so the
>>> availability of data base updates would not depend on update
>>> packages provided by the OS distributors, which are usually only
>>> made available together with a firmware update.
>> This group works on that topic, has test implementations of
>> protocols, and holds weekly telecons about progress
>> http://calconnect.org/tc-timezone.shtml
> Thanks, Steve.
> Martin

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