[tz] [PATCH 2/3] Replace some zones with links when that doesn't lose non-LMT info.

Paul Eggert eggert at cs.ucla.edu
Tue Sep 3 15:52:15 UTC 2013

Stephen Colebourne wrote:
> Shanks information has at least some degree of thought behind it,

As a longtime reader of the Shanks data, I
have a good feeling for when it's reliable
and when it isn't.  This is definitely a
place where isn't.

> the consumers of the tzdb see the data as fact

That's a problem, since much of the data are wrong.
And it's all the more reason to omit dubious data
when we can, which is the case here.

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