[ntp:questions] Can or should the NTP protocol eventually serve timezone data?
david at ex.djwhome.demon.co.uk.invalid
Wed Jun 17 21:12:10 UTC 2009
Richard B. Gilbert wrote:
> You don't need to extend NTP to do this. Just put the file with the
> timezone data on an FTP server and tell us where it is. Maybe a few
> dozen servers would be better. I think there is even a "standard" way
> of expressing when ST/DST changes occurred for every year back to 1970
> and a file with the data.
Already done, except that it can go back much further than 1970. There
are some rules for pre-railway time.
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