[tz] Pulling the data apart ...
David Patte ₯
dpatte at relativedata.com
Mon Sep 16 20:54:26 UTC 2013
I believe he was banned for 6 months over 6 months ago. Supposedly that
ended a few weeks ago, and I thought it had since I had seen his name on
a few messages.
I believe he has a lot of input related to pre-1970 timezones and I am
requesting he be re-admitted to the list if he hasn't been already.
On 2013-09-16 15:53, David Patte ₯ wrote:
> Was Tobias rebanned? Did I miss something?
> On 2013-09-16 15:34, Russ Allbery wrote:
>> If people would like to argue with Tobias Conradi on his separate tzdb
>> mailing list or reply to his private replies to people on this list,
>> I suppose everyone needs a hobby. But could people please not cc
>> tz at iana.org on all of these discussions with him?
>> For those who may not be aware of the history here, he was banned
>> from the
>> mailing list after an extended period of refusing to ever let anyone
>> the last word about anything ever (which then descended into other
>> ugliness). None of his messages are accepted by the list. However, he
>> continues to send private replies to people with the list cc'd so
>> that, if
>> that person sends a wide reply, both their message and his message
>> (quoted) go back to the list. This has the effect of letting him bypass
>> the mailing list ban.
>> I don't think anyone else was confused about the meaning of "separator,"
>> or needed multiple email messages to clarify it.
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