[tz] Tim Parenti as backup TZ Coordinator?

Alan Perry alanp at snowmoose.com
Thu May 21 06:09:44 UTC 2020

On 5/20/20 3:03 PM, Paul Eggert wrote:
> Tim Parenti's recent emails to the list reminded me that I'd long been 
> meaning to nominate him to be my backup as TZ Coordinator. We should 
> have a backup in case I am no longer available due to retirement or 
> whatever, not that I'm planning to retire any time soon. I would like 
> to start by giving him commit privileges to the development repository 
> on GitHub, so that his contributions can become part of releases more 
> easily.
> Tim has been a longtime and substantial contributor to tzdb, as 
> evidenced by his detailed and careful patches. Although he's mostly 
> worked in the tzdata area, he's also proficient on the code side, as 
> his recent patch proposals demonstrate. He and I have corresponded by 
> email about this and he's indicated his willingness to take on the 
> responsibility. I'd appreciate reactions to Tim's offer to be backup; 
> please respond within the next week.

I haven't actually worked with tzcode or tzdata in over 15 years, but it 
is a topic that still interests me, so I am still here. If my opinion 
counts for anything, +1


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