[tz] Chile time changed early?

Paul_Koning at dell.com Paul_Koning at dell.com
Fri May 13 13:29:59 UTC 2016

> On May 13, 2016, at 12:28 AM, Matt Johnson <mj1856 at hotmail.com> wrote:
>> More likely, people are using phones with older Android releases that
>> have obsolete time zone data. A device based on tz2014j or earlier
>> should exhibit the bugs mentioned in the WSJ article.
> Yes, that makes sense.  I guess I just wasn't thinking about unpatched devices, especially for ones that old.
>> Perhaps I should follow up next week using tzdata as a case study....
> That would be fascinating!

What was great about that article is that it clearly lays the blame where it belongs: with the authorities who tinker with the rules over and over, changing them at the last minute.  Perhaps this sort of bad publicity will make a few of them make adjustments to their bad practices.


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