[tz] Blog Post: On the Timing of Time Zone Changes

Sanjeev Gupta ghane0 at gmail.com
Mon Apr 25 15:38:48 UTC 2016

On Mon, Apr 25, 2016 at 10:16 AM, John Alvord <johngrahamalvord at gmail.com>

> Just an onlooker... but if you changed the policy to an automatic 90 or
> 180 delay between notice of tz change and public release of new databases
> versions... that would tend to draw public attention to violations of the
> policy.

That would be causing pain to people who can do little about it.  While
deeply satisfying, it would be the wrong thing to do for our users.

See the list of countries that make these last-minute changes, and look
them up on the a Transparency or Freedom list.

Sanjeev Gupta
+65 98551208     http://www.linkedin.com/in/ghane
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