[tz] Getting close to new release: testing, testing, ... [SEC=UNOFFICIAL]
eggert at cs.ucla.edu
Thu Sep 12 01:14:13 UTC 2013
Tim Parenti wrote:
> I really would hate to rush such a major systematic overhaul
> into production because there's data to be updated.
Likewise. But what's being proposed for this release is
not a major systematic overhaul. It's a minor change that,
in the past, might not even have prompted a new version
number for the data file. (We previously did a similar
minor change to the POSIX TZ string's interpretation
without changing the version number.)
We are considering more-major changes, but most of these have
never hit the experimental repository, and the few that did
have been reverted.
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