[ntp:questions] Can or should the NTP protocol eventually serve timezone data?

Rob nomail at example.com
Thu Jun 18 08:56:12 UTC 2009

Uwe Klein <uwe_klein_habertwedt at t-online.de> wrote:
> Timezone stuff is "Localisation" and handled forex by libc and/or
> other programming frameworks.
> And the package manager for "managed" linux distributions ( same for the bsds )
> usually present timely updates.

So your standpoint is that every system builder who wants to do
such localization should be on their own, providing their own update
mechanism, and there should not be a universal update mechanism for
timezone updates that is neutral to operating system?

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