[tz] tzdata source compatibility

Christos Zoulas christos at zoulas.com
Tue Feb 6 16:37:16 UTC 2018

On Feb 6,  4:51pm, mark at macchiato.com (=?UTF-8?B?TWFyayBEYXZpcyDimJXvuI8=?=) wrote:
-- Subject: Re: [tz] tzdata source compatibility

| A 1 year expiration date is crazy. Look at the discussion of SAVE; it is
| impossible to update all devices that consume the data in that timeframe.
| Most have a mechanism for taking new data, but not new code.

This is for the parsers. One would hope that the devices don't parse
the tzdata source files!


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