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Re: Unix Time Zone Format

Russ Allbery <rra@debian.org> writes:

> Weaver <weaver@riseup.net> writes:
> > This Intellectual property rubbish is beginning to make me angry.  What
> > now?  Are we expected, each and everyone of us, supposed to pay a
> > stipend to some johnny-come-lately opportunist?
> > http://blog.joda.org/2011/10/today-time-zone-database-was-closed.html
> It's already back up and running at another site and a new release is
> being planned.  I suspect the lawsuit will blow over in short order.

That will be good, but we still need to make a lot of noise about this.
It's ludicrous that any idiot with a lawyer can bring down a resource
like the site hosting Olsen timezone data, even temporarily.

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Ben Finney

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