[tz] Time zone confusion in Morocco

Ken Murchison murch at fastmail.com
Thu Nov 1 15:10:42 UTC 2018

IIRC, Apple uses something similar to RFC 7808 to keep time zones up to 
date.  More vendors need to start doing this.

On 11/1/18 10:41 AM, Dave DeLong wrote:
> iOS devices do OTA updates of the tzdb, but they require a device restart to take effect.
> Dave
>> On Nov 1, 2018, at 8:27 AM, Hicham Boushaba <hicham.boushaba at gmail.com> wrote:
>> We Moroccans didn't know about the change also before Friday, our government didn't take the time to neither study nor discuss the matter with us.
>> And the real issue, is that Android devices (maybe iOS devices, I'm not sure) update the tzdb only via a system upgrade/patch, and we know that Android OEMs rarely update their devices, so Moroccans will stay impacted for a long time, and non-tech people don't have the necessary skills to change the timezone manually.

Ken Murchison
Cyrus Development Team
FastMail US LLC

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