[tz] Tzdb and the Sunshine Protection Act
kre at munnari.OZ.AU
Fri Mar 3 09:04:27 UTC 2023
Date: Fri, 03 Mar 2023 09:04:48 +0100
From: Andreas Schwab via tz <tz at iana.org>
Message-ID: <87y1oes1jz.fsf at linux-m68k.org>
| On Mär 02 2023, Paul Eggert via tz wrote:
| > If common practice becomes "ET" we couldn't use that, unfortunately,
| > as POSIX requires at least three characters.
| When /dst/ is missing, /std/ can be less than 3 bytes.
What gives you that impression?
Where it says
The interpretation of these fields is unspecified if either field
is less than three bytes (except for the case when dst is missing),
it is just allowing for a missing dst field being (obviously) 0 bytes, and
hence less than 3 - it is the missing dst field that is allowed to be less
than 3 bytes in that case, not the std field. But perhaps that could be
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