[tz] Mapping lat/lon to timezones, in Go

Paul Eggert eggert at cs.ucla.edu
Wed Jul 16 05:54:31 UTC 2014

Thanks for the heads-up; I installed the attached patch to the 
experimental version on github.
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From: Paul Eggert <eggert at cs.ucla.edu>
Date: Tue, 15 Jul 2014 22:52:10 -0700
Subject: [PATCH] * tz-link.htm, NEWS: Mention the latlong package.

(Thanks to a heads-up from Dirkjan Ochtman.)
 NEWS        |  3 ++-
 tz-link.htm | 10 +++++++---
 2 files changed, 9 insertions(+), 4 deletions(-)

diff --git a/NEWS b/NEWS
index 9b495ba..f77fe86 100644
--- a/NEWS
+++ b/NEWS
@@ -183,7 +183,8 @@ Unreleased, experimental changes
     tz-link.htm now mentions the JavaScript libraries Moment Timezone,
     TimezoneJS.Date, Walltime-js, and Timezone.  (Thanks to a heads-up
-    from Matt Johnson.)
+    from Matt Johnson.)  Also, it mentions the Go 'latlong' package.
+    (Thanks to a heads-up from Dirkjan Ochtman.)
     The files usno1988, usno1989, usno1989a, usno1995, usno1997, and usno1998
     have been removed.  These obsolescent US Naval Observatory entries were no
diff --git a/tz-link.htm b/tz-link.htm
index 621518d..5aac70f 100644
--- a/tz-link.htm
+++ b/tz-link.htm
@@ -8,7 +8,7 @@
 <meta http-equiv="Content-type" content='text/html; charset="UTF-8"'>
 <meta name="DC.Creator" content="Eggert, Paul">
 <meta name="DC.Contributor" content="Olson, Arthur David">
-<meta name="DC.Date" content="2014-06-30">
+<meta name="DC.Date" content="2014-07-15">
 <meta name="DC.Description"
  content="Sources of information about time zones and daylight saving time">
 <meta name="DC.Identifier"
@@ -289,8 +289,8 @@ manipulation library. It is freely available under
 the <abbr title="Massachusetts Institute of Technology">MIT</abbr>
 <li><a href="https://github.com/mde/timezone-js">TimezoneJS.Date</a>'s
-API is upward compatible with standard JavaScript Dates. It is freely
-available under the Apache License.</li>
+<abbr>API</abbr> is upward compatible with standard JavaScript
+Dates. It is freely available under the Apache License.</li>
 <li><a href="https://github.com/sproutsocial/walltime-js">Walltime-js</a>
 translates UTC to local time. It is freely available under the <abbr>MIT</abbr>
@@ -457,6 +457,10 @@ where the two differ greatly.</li>
 maps</a> contains <a
 href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shapefile">shapefiles</a> of
 sets of <code><abbr>tz</abbr></code> regions.</li>
+<li>The <a href="https://github.com/bradfitz/latlong">latlong package</a>
+maps geographical coordinates to a <code><abbr>tz</abbr></code> region.
+It is written in <a href="http://golang.org/">Go</a> and is freely available
+under the Apache License.</li>
 <li><a href="http://derickrethans.nl/what-time-is-it.html">What Time
 is It Here?</a> applies <a href="http://www.mongodb.org/">MongoDB</a>
 geospatial query operators to shapefiles' data.</li>

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