[tz] Java & Rearguard

Paul Eggert eggert at cs.ucla.edu
Fri Jun 7 16:32:59 UTC 2019

On 6/6/19 2:25 AM, Stephen Colebourne wrote:
> Java has never provided accurate time zone names for historic times. I
> doubt any system does

Quite true, in large part because accurate time zone names do not exist 
for most historic times. That being said, there's no doubt that for 
Ireland in 1970, tzdb gets it right whereas Java gets it wrong.

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