[tz] Version identification (was Re: Downstream use of 2021c)

Tom Lane tgl at sss.pgh.pa.us
Fri Oct 8 15:24:29 UTC 2021

Paul Eggert via tz <tz at iana.org> writes:
>> On 10/7/21 13:41, Arthur David Olson via tz wrote:
>>> One odd possibility on standardizing access to version information: a 
>>> zic'd line such as...
>>>     Zone Version 0 - 2021c

>> Clever! I hadn't thought of that. This could supplant the "# version" 
>> line in tzdata.zi,

BTW, I'd still advocate for keeping the "# version" comment.  It seems
likely that people have already built software or processes that rely
on that, and it's not like removing it would save anything noticeable.

			regards, tom lane

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