Andrew Dunstan wrote:
> Martijn van Oosterhout wrote:
> >I think that from a data integrity point of view the current system is
> >the best. At the very least what you propose is a modularity violation:
> >Postgres depending on undocumented private data of another system
> >component.
> I don't think you can reasonably describe the system timezone database 
> as undocumented private data. Plenty of other systems rely on it, as we 
> used to do.

No -- we relied on the libc's TZ API, which is not the same.

Alvaro Herrera                      
The PostgreSQL Company - Command Prompt, Inc.

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