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Re: Packaging begins in 4 hours ...

From: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: Robert Treat <xzilla(at)users(dot)sourceforge(dot)net>,pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Packaging begins in 4 hours ...
Date: 2005-01-31 03:05:23
Message-ID: 4953.1107140723@sss.pgh.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us> writes:
> A bigger question is whether we want to modify the timezone datbase in
> minor releases.  Such a change could cause application behavior changes.

The reason the zic database changes so often is that in certain parts
of the world they throw dice before deciding what this year's DST
transition dates will be (or so it seems anyway ;-)).  We do need to
make an effort to keep it up-to-date, or it will be wrong for those
folks.

			regards, tom lane

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