Opened 8 years ago

Closed 8 years ago

Last modified 8 years ago

#19 closed task (fixed)

tzdist uses HTTP (not DNS for example)

Reported by: mglt.ietf@… Owned by: cyrus@…
Priority: major Milestone:
Component: caldav-timezone-ref Version:
Severity: Active WG Document Keywords:


A long time ago there was a proposal on the "tz" mailing list to return
zoneinfo data in a DNS TXT record in response to a query for a domain name
like As far as I know nothing ever came of

As Daniel pointed out there are a bunch of reasons why DNS might not be appropriate - but it is definitely worth hearing from everyone else on that issue to make sure there is good consensus one way or the other.

Change History (3)

comment:1 Changed 8 years ago by lear@…

  • Owner set to cyrus@…
  • Severity changed from - to Candidate WG Document

comment:2 Changed 8 years ago by mglt.ietf@…

  • Component set to caldav-timezone-ref
  • Resolution set to fixed
  • Status changed from new to closed

comment:3 Changed 8 years ago by lear@…

  • Severity changed from Candidate WG Document to Active WG Document
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