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

Rob nomail at example.com
Sat Jun 20 07:06:29 UTC 2009

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> ... and, what do all those millions of embedded systems
>  do now to get time zone data?

They don't.  DST support is usually hardwired, manually configured
or nonexistent.
The user has to set the clock himself twice a year or at best has
to manually enter the start- and end moments.
Or worst, live with incorrect changeover dates (hardwired to US standard).

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