[tz] New 'Theory' section "Accuracy of the tz database"
philip.newton at gmail.com
Sun Sep 15 06:30:30 UTC 2013
On 15 September 2013 07:32, Paul Eggert <eggert at cs.ucla.edu> wrote:
> + * The tz database does not record the earliest time for which a
> + zone's data is thereafter valid for every location in the region.
> + For example, Europe/London is valid for all locations in the its
> + region after GMT was made the standard time, but the date of
> + standardization (1880-08-02) is not in the tz database, other than
> + in commentary. For many zones the earlist time of validity is
> + unknown.
"all locations in the its region" is off, but I'm not sure what to
change it to (simply "all locations in its region" without the "the"?
"all locations in the appropriate region" or the like?).
Also, in the last sentence, "earlist" should be "earliest".
Philip Newton <philip.newton at gmail.com>
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