[tz] Turkey to delay DST
tim at timtimeonline.com
Wed Feb 26 18:10:25 UTC 2014
Ah, yes; you are correct Øyvind. You can think of
https://github.com/eggert/tz as the "official experimental" repository;
i.e., the official place where changes are staged; whereas
http://www.iana.org/time-zones is currently the only official avenue for
full stable releases.
On 26 February 2014 13:05, Øyvind A. Holm <sunny at sunbase.org> wrote:
> On 26 February 2014 18:29, Lester Caine <lester at lsces.co.uk> wrote:
> > Øyvind A. Holm wrote:
> > > Tim Parenti wrote:
> > > > This change has already been discussed and pushed to the
> > > > experimental repository at https://github.com/eggert/tz/[...] and
> > > > https://github.com/eggert/tz/commit/[...] There has not yet been
> > > > an official release.
> > >
> > > Experimetal? I think it would be a great solution to have the
> > > official
> > > tz database placed in a Git repo somewhere, and GitHub is a nice
> > > place
> > > to put it. Are there any other official tz repositories somewhere?
> > The experimental version IS on github. But github is not the best
> > place to manage releases! Only developing the next release.
> I agree on that. But it would be nice to have an official "blessed"
> location where the development happens so we get a full authoritative
> history of the changes. But it seems as github.com/eggert/tz/ is the
> most "official" repository at the moment, and based on Paul's history
> with the project, it seems as the correct place to have it for now. If
> there should be some changes in that opinion (GitHub getting difficult
> or something), it's easy to push it somewhere else. I was just wondering
> if that repo is recognised as the official place where all the good
> stuff happens, and it looks like that to me.
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