[tz] Uruguay out of DST

Guy Harris guy at alum.mit.edu
Sat Jul 11 21:00:25 UTC 2015

On Jul 11, 2015, at 1:40 PM, John Hawkinson <jhawk at MIT.EDU> wrote:

> I think Deb Goldsmith is right and the tz db needs to change its
> release dynamics, which could happen in a few ways. But it could also
> improve the documentation of the release dynamics.
> I think we should hope that tzdist can get deployed before major
> vendors find a "magic bullet" to speed up their OS releases.

Or to avoid having to bundle tzdb updates with a full-blown OS release.

> As such,
> it's not compelling at this juncture (with tzdist around the corner?)

How "around the corner" is it?

> to ask vendors to do that -- even if it were possible, which I think
> it really isn't.

Why do you think tzdb updates are different from printer driver updates?

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