[tz] 2016c on illumos - problems with new Russia entries

Random832 random832 at fastmail.com
Fri Apr 8 14:33:38 UTC 2016

On Fri, Apr 8, 2016, at 06:56, Ian Abbott wrote:
> I'd just treat them as warnings.  The version of zic from 2015f onwards 
> doesn't warn about these lines.
> In the future, once sufficient installations of zic have been upgraded, 
> numeric abbreviations like '+04' in the input files will be replaced by 
> '%z' and zic will automagically generate the numeric abbreviations.

You know, I've occasionally wondered what's the point of having a
standard binary format (which has a performance cost compared to having
one that uses platform-specific alignment and endianness) if you're not
going to actually ship binary files.

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