[Datetime-SIG] IANA TZ database statistics

Tim Peters tim.peters at gmail.com
Thu Sep 24 20:48:19 CEST 2015

[Random832 <random832 at fastmail.com>]
> ...
> I still don't see the logic in doing any of this rather than parsing
> zoneinfo files directly on systems that use it;
> Get[Dynamic]TimeZoneInformation[ForYear] on Windows, etc.

Presumably Alex doesn't want to devote his life to fleshing out "etc"
on endless platforms he doesn't use.

If you think it's simple, _you_ write the code.  Start by writing code
to answer the question "well, _does_ this system use zoneinfo files?"
on all possible Python platforms.  Thanks ;-)

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