<i18n dev> RFR: 8151876: (tz) Support tzdata2016d
ramanand.patil at oracle.com
Thu May 26 13:22:54 UTC 2016
Please review the latest TZDATA integration (tzdata2016d) to JDK9.
1. IANA tzdata2016d integration into JDK. [It also includes tzdata2016b and tzdata2016c which was not integrated].
2. "GMT[+ -]hh:mm" is used for formatting of the modified or newly added TimeZones in tzdata2016d.
[This is done to accommodate the IANA's new system where the zones use numeric time zone abbreviations like "+04" instead of invented abbreviations like "ASTT".]
3. Test case: java/time/test/java/time/format/TestZoneTextPrinterParser.java is updated to include the failures because of GMT[+ -]hh:mm format names.
4. Few other failing tests: For few other failing tests, new linked bugs are created and will be addressed in a separate patch.
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