ZoneInfo Update (tzdata for .NET)

Updated on Wednesday, June 2, 2021

ZoneInfo Update (tzdata for .NET)

I've used the ZoneInfo (PublicDomain.ZoneInfo) project from CodePlex for quite a few years, especially in Catfood Earth. The project had rusted a little so I emailed the author (Mark Rodrigues) and he was kind enough to add me as a developer. I've just updated ZoneInfo with some of the local changes I'd made and a variety of patches from the CodePlex community. It now works with the latest IANA tzdata file, at least for the test cases I can run. Let me know if I missed something (and thanks Mark for letting me contribute back to this very helpful project).

(Related: Export Google Fit Daily Steps, Weight and Distance to a Google Sheet; The curious case of the missing slugs (in 2.8); ESRI Shapefile Reader in .NET)

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Danny Richardson

Hi Robert,

I'm interested in using ZoneInfo. Have you posted the updated code anywhere? Are you willing to share it? I'm happy to share anything I contribute.


- Danny Richardson

Robert Ellison

Hi Danny, there is an archive available on CodePlex - I contributed to the CodePlex project so the updates I made should be included. As far as I know the project never got rebooted after CodePlex shut down. I still use an old copy from there and haven't had to update it recently. Hope this helps. Post back if not...

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