timezonediscuss-l -- CalConnect Time Zone Discussion List

 

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CalConnect has implemented this public discussion list, intended for discussion on timezones, especially in calendaring and scheduling. A particular focus is on exchanging issues, challenges, and best practices related to timezone changes. The intended audience for this list is hence not only technical, but also involves decision makers involved in the political process of changing timezones.

The Charter and Rules of Use for this list are given below. We invite all interested parties to subscribe to this list and make use of it.

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Charter

The Calendaring and Scheduling Consortium Timezone Discussion List was implemented to create a space for collecting and discussing issues related to the role of timezones in information systems and electronic devices.

A particular concern are timezone changes (such as changing daylight saving time rules), as decided by governments around the world, and their timely and seamless propagation into information systems. The list should allow technical and political practitioners to discuss challenges and issues in order to jointly agree upon best practices for the usage and update of timezone information.

Mailing lists for particular technical aspects of timezones, such as the IANA Time Zone Database (https://mm.icann.org/listinfo/tz) or the Time Zone Data Distribution Service (https://www.ietf.org/mailman/listinfo/Tzdist-bis) do exist. Complementary to those lists however, we aim to offer a space for discussing timezone issues and best practices from a perspective that is not bound to particular systems or standards.

CalConnect itself offers two related mailinglists - one for system adminstrators of systems with calendering functionality (http://www.calconnect.org/resources/discussion-lists/sysadmin-list and one for discussion among calendar developers (http://www.calconnect.org/resources/discussion-lists/developers-list).

This list is open to any and all participants that agree to the rules of use, whether or not they represent CalConnect members.

It is the responsibility of all participants on the list to ensure that their comments adhere to the CalConnect Intellectual Property Rights policy with respect to contributions. In particular, it is the policy of The Calendaring and Scheduling Consortium that no confidential material is to be discussed at or during Consortium activities (this list constitutes a Consortium activity). All information provided or discussed in Consortium activities is presumed to be public information and all participants are reminded that they should not discuss or reveal any confidential information of their respective companies, nor post anything which is bound by their companies' Intellectual Property Rights without revealing the fact.

This list is moderated. Abuse of the list or the rules of use may result in an individual being cautioned or ultimately being removed from the list, at the sole discretion of the list moderators.

To see the collection of prior postings to the list, visit the timezonediscuss-l Archives.

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