[tz] Metlakatla

Paul G paul at ganssle.io
Tue Nov 13 13:21:37 UTC 2018

I don't think it really matters whether it's legally recognized. If it's how people keep time in that part of the world then tzdata would not be accurately reporting the timekeeping practices there if it doesn't reflect this change.

I guess the main question is whether the people there are actually following this declaration.

On November 13, 2018 1:13:15 PM UTC, D Nathan Cookson <dorzak at gmail.com> wrote:
>The other question is does the local government have the authority or
>is this another situation like Little Diomede, Alaska.  
>There are many cultural and political issues  around time zones in
>Alaska. I believe to be legally recognized the DoT has to sign off on
>Sent from my iPhone
>> On Nov 12, 2018, at 5:00 PM, Paul Eggert <eggert at cs.ucla.edu> wrote:
>> Deborah Goldsmith wrote:
>>> Given that it’s in the past, do we really want to wait till people
>start complaining?
>> That's what we've done in the past, as I recall, for low-population
>locations. It's the usual cost-benefit tradeoff.
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