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The Time Zone Information Format (TZif)

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Authors Arthur David Olson , Paul Eggert , Kenneth Murchison
Last updated 2023-09-14 (Latest revision 2023-03-13)
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This document specifies the Time Zone Information Format (TZif) for representing and exchanging time zone information, independent of any particular service or protocol. Two media types for this format are also defined. This document replaces and obsoletes RFC 8536.


Arthur David Olson
Paul Eggert
Kenneth Murchison

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