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

David J Taylor david-taylor at blueyonder.not-this-part.nor-this.co.uk.invalid
Thu Jun 18 13:05:05 UTC 2009

Richard B. Gilbert wrote:
> David J Taylor wrote:
>> Only for one country out of hundreds.
>> David
> Only ONE is important to me these days!

I cannot take that view, Richard, as I write software which is used in 
dozens of countries and time zones.  My software works purely in UTC, and 
allows the OS to handle time presentation, with or without time-zone 
information.  A single country solution would be completely unacceptable.


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