[tz] Irish Standard Time vs Irish Summer Time

Michael Douglass mikeadouglass at gmail.com
Sun Jan 21 02:12:59 UTC 2018

On 1/20/18 20:46, Paul Eggert wrote:
> Michael Douglass wrote:
>> we should be storing version information along with the dates and ids.
> Starting with 2016g, releases have come with a file called 'version' 
> that contains a version number. Starting with 2018a releases, this 
> version number is also in the file 'tzdata.zi'. This version number 
> can be used by downstream data parsers as needed; tzcode does not use it.
> The development repository contains more-detailed information for all 
> changes made to the published code or data since 1984.
Yes - by 'we' I meant consumers and users of the timezone data. However, 
it might be useful to have a timestamp associated with zone and rule 
data. The timestamp of any zone then becomes the latest of the 
associated timestamps.

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