Chaos feared after Unix time-zone database is nuked

Discussion in 'all things UNIX' started by Daveski17, Oct 9, 2011.

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  1. Daveski17

    Daveski17 Registered Member

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    I wasn't quite sure where to post this from The Register.
     
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    *Sigh* The copyright plague continues on. This should be fun to sort out :rolleyes:
     
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    Yeah, I could never understand why the British Government never patented time when they invented GMT in Greenwich. They'd have made a fortune! ;)
     
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    Time zone database has new home after lawsuit

    Time zone database has new home after lawsuit - USA Today

    The lawsuit:
    Publisher Claims Ownership of Time-Zone Data - Wired
     
  5. x942

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    I really wish there was a patent pool that would fight for consumers and sue these idiots out of existence. Honestly if my company takes off and I have the money (power) I will do so and defend linux and FOSS. This people are greedy.
     
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