[tz] Question about the UNTIL fields

Lester Caine lester at lsces.co.uk
Thu Nov 29 11:18:52 UTC 2018

On 29/11/2018 11:08, Marcos Passos wrote:
> In addition to the issues you already mentioned:
> - Fetching data from different TZDB releases for auditing purposes
That one is not just for auditing ... it is essential to unwind historic 
data that was normalized using an older version! We do need a full 
working tzdist service of some sort?

> - Lack of an API that provides a fast way to find gaps and overlaps for 
> disambiguation purposes
> Em qui, 29 de nov de 2018 às 09:00, Lester Caine <lester at lsces.co.uk 
> <mailto:lester at lsces.co.uk>> escreveu:
>     On 29/11/2018 10:22, Marcos Passos wrote:
>      > We know that, but we have some specific requirement the current
>     API does
>      > not fulfill. Thank you for bringing it up anyway.
>     It would be useful to know just what? My own problem is the
>     unreliability of the inclusion of the backzone data and the poor
>     support
>     for tracking the version of TZ data being used.

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