big-picture comments on your proposed extensions to ISO C <time.h>
ken at halcyon.com
Wed Sep 30 00:22:36 UTC 1998
Markus Kuhn wrote:
> As I have pointed out before, I don't like the
> continent prefix in the Olson/style names, therefore I do not want to
> make this particular syntax immortal in an ISO standard (I much prefer
> just ":Paris" over "Europe/Paris").
Interesting example. Is ``:Paris'' "Paris, France", or "Paris, Texas",
or perhaps one of the other half-dozen or so cities named Paris?
I'm not particularly thrilled with the continent name either, but it
does serve a purpose.
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