Subject: Re: airport codes.
To: Chris G. Demetriou <>
From: Andrew Brown <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 10/19/2000 12:07:38
>BTW, iirc, there is a good, technical reason to spend at least some
>time in 'time zone related' maintenance even if you care nothing for
>actual time zone changes: leap seconds.  the list of them comes from
>the time zone package too, does it not?

ah...leap seconds.

>> no, but it is my operating system's duty to make sure that i enjoy
>> myself.
>... and that's a reason for a decision that affects _how many_ users,
>using the system for _how many_ different types of work?!

i'd be happy to spend some time here and there trying to keep those
files sane.  i think they're important, and i'm sure others do too.

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