[tz] NIST leap-second file not yet updated

Adam Vartanian flooey at google.com
Tue Feb 16 12:20:28 UTC 2016

>> The NIST file doesn't contain a copyright information, neither. So where
>> does the idea come from that the NIST file is in the public domain, but
>> the IERS file isn't?
> I believe works funded by the US federal government are public domain by
> default.

Produced by rather than funded by, but yes, works produced by US
government officials in the course of their duties are ineligible for
copyright in the US.  It's 17 US Code §105, for those who are

- Adam

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