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pike.git/lib/modules/Calendar.pmod/tzdata/CONTRIBUTING:1:   Contributing to the tz code and data      The time zone database is by no means authoritative: governments   change timekeeping rules erratically and sometimes with little   warning, the data entries do not cover all of civil time before   1970, and undoubtedly errors remain in the code and data. Feel   free to fill gaps or fix mistakes, and please email improvements - to tz@iana.org for use in the future. + to tz@iana.org for use in the future. In your email, please give + reliable sources that reviewers can check.    -  + ----- +  + Developers can contribute technical changes to the source code and + data as follows. +    To email small changes, please run a POSIX shell command like   'diff -u old/europe new/europe >myfix.patch', and attach   myfix.patch to the email.    - For more-elaborate changes, please read the Theory file and browse - the mailing list archives <http://mm.icann.org/pipermail/tz/> for - examples of patches that tend to work well. Ideally, additions to + For more-elaborate changes, please read the theory.html file and browse + the mailing list archives <https://mm.icann.org/pipermail/tz/> for + examples of patches that tend to work well. Additions to   data should contain commentary citing reliable sources as - justification. + justification. Citations should use https: URLs if available.      Please submit changes against either the latest release in - <ftp://ftp.iana.org/tz/> or the master branch of the development + <https://www.iana.org/time-zones> or the master branch of the development   repository. If you use Git the following workflow may be helpful:       * Copy the development repository.       git clone https://github.com/eggert/tz.git    cd tz       * Get current with the master branch.       git checkout master