[tz] A New Rule? (was McMurdo/South Pole)
stdbill.h at pobox.com
Sun Sep 22 11:33:11 UTC 2013
On Sun, Sep 22, 2013 at 6:04 AM, Alan Barrett <apb at cequrux.com> wrote:
> I liked the syntax proposed by Andy Lipscomb on 5 Sep 2013, with "=" as a
> magic character in the GMTOFF, RULES, and FORMAT fields of a Zone record.
> See <http://mm.icann.org/pipermail/tz/2013-September/019952.html>. He gave
> this example:
> Zone America/North_Dakota/New_Salem -6:45:39 - LMT 1883 Nov 18 12:14:21
> =America/Denver = = 2003 Oct 26 02:00
> =America/Chicago = =
I seem to be behind the times. 8-) I agree that that's better.
My only thought is that maybe the first '=' should be the whole GMTOFF,
and the other zone be the RULES. That eliminates one '=' at the end
and maybe makes the line easier to parse. Or maybe not. I need to
read the cited paper.
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