[tz] Java & Rearguard
schwab at suse.de
Thu Jun 6 09:49:44 UTC 2019
On Jun 06 2019, Stephen Colebourne <scolebourne at joda.org> wrote:
> In effect, tzdb used to provide (0, 1) for Ireland, now it provides
> (1, 0). This was an incompatible API change for the downstream
> projects of Java and CLDR.
And it was completely uncalled-for. Just because the Ireland law calls
it standard time doesn't mean it can't be summer time as well. The EU
summer-time directive defines summer time as "the period of the year
during which clocks are put forward by 60 minutes compared with the rest
of the year".
Andreas Schwab, SUSE Labs, schwab at suse.de
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