Re: Unix Time Zone Format
Russ Allbery <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> Weaver <email@example.com> 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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