[tz] Tzdb and the Sunshine Protection Act
steffen at sdaoden.eu
Sat Mar 4 17:46:15 UTC 2023
Eliot Lear wrote in
<867b8fc8-1229-dca7-8408-2c80818dfc6b at lear.ch>:
|On 03.03.23 00:04, Tim Parenti via tz wrote:
|> On Thu, 2 Mar 2023 at 17:45, Paul Eggert via tz <tz at iana.org> wrote:
|> Whether the adjusted time in (say) New York would be abbreviated \
|> or "AST" or "EDT" is up to common practice.
|> Worth considering that, if "EST" were to become standard for -04, it
|> would require modifications to supported, but obsoleted, formats in
|> RFC 2822 §4.3, which state:
|> EDT is semantically equivalent to -0400
|RFC 2822 is already obsolete, and this part was somewhat fixed in RFC
|5322. See Section 3.3 of that document, in that those old zone names
|are marked as obsolete, but allowed. Pete can say more if he wants.
Destructive comment, but i do not copy this.
Unless i give in and accept that over fourty years of email
soon disappear in the void of digital history, except for
bitsavers or wayback machine(s).
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|einen nach dem anderen runter wa.ks himself off
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