Re: [Tzdist] Next step

Doug Royer <douglasroyer@gmail.com> Mon, 19 October 2015 18:56 UTC

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On 10/19/2015 08:17 AM, Cyrus Daboo wrote:
> Hi Ken,
> 
> --On October 19, 2015 at 10:14:28 AM -0400 Ken Murchison
> <murch@andrew.cmu.edu>; wrote:
> 
>> Actually, would this be a mapping from something like "Pittsburgh, PA" ->
>> "America/New_York", or from GPS coordinates to a tzid, or both?
> 
> I would prefer just geo URI -> tzid, and leave address->geo to some
> other service (since that is useful in a number of other situations -
> not just tzdist).

The database should be separate, political boundaries change and who
would keep up with (example) the city limits of Wells Nevada so the
database can correctly map it to Mountain time when the rest of Nevada
uses Pacific time?




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