[tz] Classifying IDs

Stephen Colebourne scolebourne at joda.org
Fri Oct 8 14:43:29 UTC 2021

On Fri, 8 Oct 2021 at 08:33, Paul Eggert via tz <tz at iana.org> wrote:
> > these non-region location IDs are actively
> > used in downstream business applications
> That's fine, as these business applications should continue to work
> because the old IDs will continue to be maintained. If a new ISO country
> code is established but no ID is created (because there's no timekeeping
> need for one), the applications can continue to use the same IDs they
> were using before.

Do you believe it is equitable/fair/just to discriminate against that country?

Because if tzdb has at least one ID for a city within every other ISO
country as per the previous rule, that most certainly is what you are


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