[tz] Uruguay out of DST
eggert at cs.ucla.edu
Fri Jul 10 07:05:57 UTC 2015
On 07/09/2015 10:08 AM, Deborah Goldsmith wrote:
> Is there an advantage to waiting?
Yes. After we make a change, sometimes we find that the supplied
information was wrong. Sometimes the authorities change their minds.
Sometimes we have the correct information but enter the data
incorrectly, and don't discover this until further review. In cases
like these, dallying before an official release can save us all some
work. This is partly why we delayed from March 10 to March 21 before
releasing 2015b as an official fix for Mongolia.
If these delays cause problems for you, it's reasonable to use the
unofficial repository at <https://github.com/eggert/tz> as a basis for
operating system patches. That is, users of the tz database have a
choice of either a bleeding edge unofficial version that is more
up-to-date but is also more likely to contain errors, or a more-stable
official version that may not have the very latest experimental changes
but should work well for those who keep reasonably up-to-date with the
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