[Datetime-SIG] IANA TZ database statistics

Chris Angelico rosuav at gmail.com
Thu Sep 24 00:49:15 CEST 2015

On Thu, Sep 24, 2015 at 8:44 AM, Alexander Belopolsky
<alexander.belopolsky at gmail.com> wrote:
> In any case, TZ data before 1970 is highly suspect so we will probably do
> our users a favor by assuming standard time and letting those with
> historical timeseries figure out the transitions by themselves.

Yeah. Originally I made a boolean to suppress pre-1970 data, before
settling on the arbitrary starting year option. I expect that 1970
will be the most common year to use as the base.

FWIW: https://github.com/abalkin/cpython/pull/1


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