Re: [ietf-privacy] [Tzdist] [saag] Fwd: WGLC for draft-ietf-tzdist-service-05

Paul Eggert <eggert@cs.ucla.edu> Sat, 31 January 2015 22:34 UTC

Return-Path: <eggert@cs.ucla.edu>
X-Original-To: ietf-privacy@ietfa.amsl.com
Delivered-To: ietf-privacy@ietfa.amsl.com
Received: from localhost (ietfa.amsl.com [127.0.0.1]) by ietfa.amsl.com (Postfix) with ESMTP id D4BEE1A0381; Sat, 31 Jan 2015 14:34:48 -0800 (PST)
X-Virus-Scanned: amavisd-new at amsl.com
X-Spam-Flag: NO
X-Spam-Score: -4.211
X-Spam-Level:
X-Spam-Status: No, score=-4.211 tagged_above=-999 required=5 tests=[BAYES_00=-1.9, RCVD_IN_DNSWL_MED=-2.3, SPF_PASS=-0.001, T_RP_MATCHES_RCVD=-0.01] autolearn=ham
Received: from mail.ietf.org ([4.31.198.44]) by localhost (ietfa.amsl.com [127.0.0.1]) (amavisd-new, port 10024) with ESMTP id dU-k96JVDzjt; Sat, 31 Jan 2015 14:34:48 -0800 (PST)
Received: from smtp.cs.ucla.edu (smtp.cs.ucla.edu [131.179.128.62]) by ietfa.amsl.com (Postfix) with ESMTP id 0AC581A01A9; Sat, 31 Jan 2015 14:34:48 -0800 (PST)
Received: from localhost (localhost.localdomain [127.0.0.1]) by smtp.cs.ucla.edu (Postfix) with ESMTP id A186CA60050; Sat, 31 Jan 2015 14:34:47 -0800 (PST)
X-Virus-Scanned: amavisd-new at smtp.cs.ucla.edu
Received: from smtp.cs.ucla.edu ([127.0.0.1]) by localhost (smtp.cs.ucla.edu [127.0.0.1]) (amavisd-new, port 10024) with ESMTP id p-LXI6sV68ic; Sat, 31 Jan 2015 14:34:47 -0800 (PST)
Received: from [192.168.1.9] (pool-173-55-11-52.lsanca.fios.verizon.net [173.55.11.52]) by smtp.cs.ucla.edu (Postfix) with ESMTPSA id 20482A6002A; Sat, 31 Jan 2015 14:34:47 -0800 (PST)
Message-ID: <54CD5886.7020409@cs.ucla.edu>
Date: Sat, 31 Jan 2015 14:34:46 -0800
From: Paul Eggert <eggert@cs.ucla.edu>
Organization: UCLA Computer Science Department
User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; Linux x86_64; rv:31.0) Gecko/20100101 Thunderbird/31.4.0
MIME-Version: 1.0
To: Lester Caine <lester@lsces.co.uk>, Daniel Kahn Gillmor <dkg@fifthhorseman.net>, saag@ietf.org, ietf-privacy@ietf.org, Eliot Lear <lear@cisco.com>
References: <CADZyTkkLu6qQ9LCqDkTHA9o+-YVvQuaUp33kqkAt=PRaQS-Jew@mail.gmail.com> <CADZyTkkCrvTam_ba7Tq6A-cHAVZn+ktKqwWsr_PNQaz2jyTkUQ@mail.gmail.com> <874mr9aucv.fsf@alice.fifthhorseman.net> <54CBC609.4010309@lsces.co.uk> <87egqcq827.fsf@alice.fifthhorseman.net> <54CC8F13.6060808@cs.ucla.edu> <54CC9DB3.6040500@lsces.co.uk>
In-Reply-To: <54CC9DB3.6040500@lsces.co.uk>
Content-Type: text/plain; charset=utf-8; format=flowed
Content-Transfer-Encoding: 7bit
Archived-At: <http://mailarchive.ietf.org/arch/msg/ietf-privacy/OknFjUqU5170_d38h-g33Jws-5M>
Cc: Time Zone Data Distribution Service <tzdist@ietf.org>
Subject: Re: [ietf-privacy] [Tzdist] [saag] Fwd: WGLC for draft-ietf-tzdist-service-05
X-BeenThere: ietf-privacy@ietf.org
X-Mailman-Version: 2.1.15
Precedence: list
List-Id: Internet Privacy Discussion List <ietf-privacy.ietf.org>
List-Unsubscribe: <https://www.ietf.org/mailman/options/ietf-privacy>, <mailto:ietf-privacy-request@ietf.org?subject=unsubscribe>
List-Archive: <http://www.ietf.org/mail-archive/web/ietf-privacy/>
List-Post: <mailto:ietf-privacy@ietf.org>
List-Help: <mailto:ietf-privacy-request@ietf.org?subject=help>
List-Subscribe: <https://www.ietf.org/mailman/listinfo/ietf-privacy>, <mailto:ietf-privacy-request@ietf.org?subject=subscribe>
X-List-Received-Date: Sat, 31 Jan 2015 22:34:49 -0000

Lester Caine wrote:

> some devices such as central heating controllers
> would not need a processor capable of the sort of processing power
> needed to handle that

Even the lowliest central heating controller can easily handle the entire tz 
database, if only to discard unneeded parts as they're received.  We're talking 
kilobytes here, not gigabytes or even megabytes.