[tz] [PATCH 3/3] * europe (Europe/Vaduz): Now a link to Europe/Zurich.
David Patte ₯
dpatte at relativedata.com
Mon Sep 9 23:13:43 UTC 2013
I actually don't use the LMT value in tz, so I am not personally
concerned if it is lost, but I do use the date and time that the city
moved from LMT, which would be a shame to lose.
On 2013-09-09 17:00, Clive D.W. Feather wrote:
> Derick Rethans said:
>> This removes LMT etc for Vaduz, resulting in data loss. Please don't
>> remove data.
> I disagree.
> The LMT figures are nonsense, since they apply only to a narrow stripe
> within each zone. I'd like to see them all removed.
> Rather, we should have markers of when zonal times, as opposed to LMT,
> first came into effect. For places where we know the legal change point,
> such as the UK, this is a "happened at" date-time. For places where we
> don't, it's a "happened sometime before" date-time, and we probably want a
> way to distinguish these.
> But don't put LMT values in the files; remove the ones that are there.
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