[tz] How long will the rearguard formats continue be provided?

Paul Eggert eggert at cs.ucla.edu
Fri Jan 25 19:10:04 UTC 2019

Mark Davis ☕️ wrote:
> There will be major implementations using the rearguard format into the
> indefinite future

That's fine. We don't distribute the binary data either, even though billions of 
computers use that data and the binary data files are portable. Downstream users 
can run 'make' (or whatever) to generate the binary data, and they can run 
'make' (or whatever) to generate rearguard data too.

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