[tz] Tim Parenti as backup TZ Coordinator?

Paul Goyette paul at whooppee.com
Thu May 21 13:59:39 UTC 2020

On Wed, May 20, 2020 at 6:04 PM Paul Eggert <eggert at cs.ucla.edu> 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.

Another +1 from me, FWIW.

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