[tz] [PATCH 2/3] Replace some zones with links when that doesn't lose non-LMT info.
lester at lsces.co.uk
Tue Sep 3 16:10:44 UTC 2013
Paul Eggert wrote:
> 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.
Followers of Time Team will recognise this :)
Nice drawings of some ancient site which when reopened bears no relation to real
>> >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.
Am I detecting something of a pattern here ... if material is inaccurate or
unsubstantiated, then fine it needs to be removed. The git version control is
not ideal for tracking this type of update but it does at least retain the
history of corrections and the commit message should explain the detail. But in
keeping what remains, can we at least agree that the quality of the material is
heading in the right direction?
Lester Caine - G8HFL
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