[tz] Adding a "test" region?

Stephen Colebourne scolebourne at joda.org
Thu Jan 25 16:11:41 UTC 2018

On 25 January 2018 at 15:36, Clive D.W. Feather <clive at davros.org> wrote:
> If a distributor or other user of TZ doesn't test the test data, then as
> far as I'm concerned they have absolutely no grounds to complain when real
> changes break their systems.

As I have outlined in the other thread, just because a parser can
parse the TZDB source file, does not mean that there is no problem.
The problems occur in the interactions between the many and various
systems in the time stack. A test file plays a relatively small role
in testing the stack.


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