[tz] Notice Lead Time Tracking

Philip Paeps philip at trouble.is
Sun Dec 30 18:02:24 UTC 2018

On 2018-12-30 10:33:29 (-0700), Brian Inglis wrote:
>Given some recent last minute end of year announcements

Not just the end of year ... I remember quite a few short- and no-notice 
changes this year.

>could I please suggest creating a new document to formally track 
>metadata about every time change notice's lead time from 2019, as a 
>basis for stats, info, distributor/vendor additions and enhancements, 
>walls of shame, etc. as this has never yet been suggested AFAIR.

Excellent idea!

>If anyone has been doing this already, perhaps they could contribute 
>their data; and anyone with interest and time could backfill data from 
>mailing list posts.

Starting with 2019 would be a very good start.


Philip Paeps
Senior Reality Engineer
Ministry of Information

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