Re: [Tzdist] Next step

Eliot Lear <lear@cisco.com> Mon, 19 October 2015 18:11 UTC

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Cc: Barry Leiba <barryleiba@computer.org>, tzdist-chairs@tools.ietf.org
Subject: Re: [Tzdist] Next step
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Hi Cyrus,

Coming back to this point:

On 10/19/15 3:55 PM, Cyrus Daboo wrote:
>
> 2) In conjunction with the IANA tzdb folks, define a media type that
> describes the "zoneinfo" file format (either a direct binary
> representation or, say, a JSON representation of that) so that tzdist
> servers can directly provide the zoneinfo file data that many OS's use.
>

So you are talking about /var/share/zoneinfo/..., etc?  In other words,
tzfile.5 in the distribution?


Eliot