[LEAPSECS] Multi-timezone meetings

Tony Finch dot at dotat.at
Wed Jan 25 15:25:37 EST 2012

On 25 Jan 2012, at 19:05, Rob Seaman <seaman at noao.edu> wrote:

> Tony Finch wrote:


>> You'll have to explain why you think videoconferencing breaks the Olson timezone database to me, because I don't get it.


> I don't recall saying any such thing.

I said:

> > Displaying the time correctly for multiple locations has been solved for decades.

and explained how to do so using the Olson code and data, though you cut that part. You responded:

> Problems don't stay solved. Ubiquitous videoconferencing has changed the nature of meetings.

Which implies that you think videoconferencing breaks the TZ database or any similar system for tracking timezone rules.

f.anthony.n.finch <dot at dotat.at> http://dotat.at/
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