[tz] [Tzdist] Getting to closure Re: [tzdist] #31 (service): Include leap seconds?
Clive D.W. Feather
clive at davros.org
Fri Dec 19 20:22:46 UTC 2014
Martin Burnicki said:
> We (maybe I) could contact the IERS folks once more. Maybe they are just
> not aware that this copyright limits the files usage for TZ DB and/or
> On the other hand, the intention of the file should be to use it, or the
> information it provides, so why should there a problem extracting data
> from it using a script and feeding the result to TZ DB and/or tzdist?
There is no copyright issue in using the data; only the presentation in the
IERS file is copyright.
>> Amusingly enough, the NIST file's expiration date disagrees with the
Since IERS set the rules, that's the date that matters.
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