[tz] Java & Rearguard

Lester Caine lester at lsces.uk
Sat Jun 8 22:12:14 UTC 2019

On 08/06/2019 19:24, Paul Eggert wrote:
> Lester Caine wrote:
>> And Ireland is a case where pre-1970 data is different to the set of 
>> data currently being used!
> I didn't follow everything you said, but above statement may give other 
> readers the misimpression that tzdb has two sets of data for the 
> Republic of Ireland. It doesn't; it has only Europe/Dublin. As far as we 
> know, Europe/Dublin is reasonably accurate for Dublin for the indefinite 
> past, and is also accurate for the Republic of Ireland since it was 
> founded. No other reliable "pre-1970 data" is available for the Republic 
> of Ireland, as far as I know.

That IS part of the problem here ... I've got Ireland grouped with the 
rest of the truncated UK identifiers which may be a mistake on my part 
... but I need to finish working through other more pressing ago before 
checking ... such as sorting out the .co.uk -> .uk fiasco :(

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