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

Hal Murray hal-usenet at ip-64-139-1-69.sjc.megapath.net
Fri Jun 19 02:03:33 UTC 2009


In article <slrnh3k09c.1s1j.nomail at xs7.xs4all.nl>,
 Rob <nomail at example.com> writes:

>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?

Why have a special update mechanism for time zone data?  Why
not piggy back on updating everything else?  Isn't that the
way it works now for most people?

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