[tz] Proposed reversions, for moving forward

Stephen Colebourne scolebourne at joda.org
Sun Aug 10 10:18:15 UTC 2014

On 9 August 2014 18:52, Guy Harris <guy at alum.mit.edu> wrote:
> On Aug 8, 2014, at 2:24 PM, Stephen Colebourne <scolebourne at joda.org> wrote:
>> While some may argue that LMT is a stupid concept, the reality is that
>> the database format requires it, and it has been widely relied upon by
>> consumers of the data. As such, LMT should be accurate, or technically
>> at least accurate for each zone that differs beyond 1970 and for each
>> at least one zone per ISO-defined region.
> Presumably meaning "accurate for some particular location in each zone...", as a sufficiently-wide zone contains locations whose LMT would differ by a second or more.

Exactly. See my LMT replacement proposal thread:


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