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

Paul Eggert eggert at cs.ucla.edu
Fri Apr 8 17:40:07 UTC 2016

On 04/08/2016 07:33 AM, Random832 wrote:
> 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.
As Guy mentioned, there's a good reason to have an architecture-neutral 
binary format even if the tz project doesn't distribute them. That being 
said, it's a reasonable suggestion for us to distribute binary files as 
well. They could be in another tarball, say.

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