[tz] draft of change summary for next tz release PS

Derick Rethans tz at derickrethans.nl
Wed Sep 18 15:49:33 UTC 2013

On Wed, 18 Sep 2013, Alois Treindl wrote:

> I have already pointed out that it is wrong to link Europe/Vaduz with 
> Europe/Zurich
> Vaduz (Liechtenstein) is a different country, with a different 
> timezone history: no DST in 1941 and 1942. It should not be linked 
> with Zurich, Switzerland.

Do you have a source for that?

> I do not understand why the current zone for Vaduz, which is correct, 
> should be thrown away and be replaced with a link to an incorrect 
> zone.
> This is against the Theory rules, as pre-1970 differences are supposed 
> to be only ignored for areas belonging to the same country.
> PS: If it is really true that from now on, you want to ingnore 
> differences between countries, if they apply only to pre-1970, when 
> since 1970 the two countries agree, you would also have to remove 
> Europe/Paris and link it with Europe/Berlin, because since 1970 these 
> two zones have not differed.
> The same appleies to MANY central European zones, which all agree 
> since 1970.
> It would be a horrible loss of correct history information in TZ.

I agree, but it doesn't seem that Paul is understanding that this data 
destruction is not wanted :-/


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