[tz] timezone DB distribution

Brian Inglis Brian.Inglis at SystematicSw.ab.ca
Mon Sep 7 20:23:46 UTC 2020

On 2020-09-06 21:32, Michael Douglass wrote:
> On 8/20/20 15:33, Brian Inglis wrote:
>> On 2020-08-20 11:34, Michael Douglass wrote:
>>> On 8/20/20 03:14, Martin Burnicki via tz wrote:
>>>> I'd really appreciate if tzdist would be more adapted and used.
>>>>> tzdist server implementations?
>>>> I think there is at least one implementation available.
>>> There's at least 3 - either up to date with the spec or close.
>> I could find nothing of use - care to share the source repos, servers, or sites?
> Sorry for the slow response - there's a new page at
> https://devguide.calconnect.org/Time-Zones/TZDS/ which is intended to list these
> servers.

If you follow those links and dig into those servers, they appear to be mail
server calendar addins, which use vzic to convert tzdata source into VTIMEZONEs,
for updating and caching calendar zones, not providing any kind of service or
distribution, except to their own mail server calendar clients.

Take care. Thanks, Brian Inglis, Calgary, Alberta, Canada

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