[tz] Version in zoneinfo files?
guy at alum.mit.edu
Thu Oct 29 00:12:51 UTC 2015
On Oct 27, 2015, at 9:20 AM, lester at lsces.co.uk wrote:
> The major problem all the time is identifying just what rules were applied when processing historic data, which may actually only be a current meeting diary.
If by "historic data" you mean "pre-1970 data", I'm not sure why that would be needed for a current meeting diary, and it's not the major problem *all* the time, it's a problem for people using the tzdb to try to convert between UTC ("proleptic UTC"?) and local time for times prior to the Epoch, which might be a significant subset of the users of the tzdb, but it's still a (proper) subset of those users.
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