[tz] Reason for removal of several TZ

David Patte ₯ dpatte at relativedata.com
Mon Dec 4 14:05:21 UTC 2017

On 2017-12-04 02:52, Paul Eggert wrote:
> Although we cannot avoid politics entirely, we should strive to avoid 
> as much as possible in tzdb. For example, tzdb should not take any 
> position on Israel vs Palestine, North Korea vs South Korea, or Canada 
> vs the United States. It's not our job to address such disputes and it 
> would be a waste of our limited resources if the disputes got in the 
> way of our job.

Its convenient to frame Palestine in this manner, but if you truly wish 
to remove your own politics from the db, the politics of the 
Palestinians themselves should be the deciding factor here.


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