mpereira at istar.ca
Tue Feb 8 02:28:57 UTC 2000
Why not label the database "timezoneinfo". It is somewhat longer but has a
better chance of being "unique".
regards - Jake Knoppers
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Paul Eggert [mailto:eggert at twinsun.com]
> Sent: February 7, 2000 6:50 PM
> To: o.van.vlijmen at tip.nl
> Cc: tz at elsie.nci.nih.gov
> Subject: Re: Wachamacallit again
> Date: Mon, 7 Feb 2000 17:36:40 +0100
> From: Oscar van Vlijmen <o.van.vlijmen at tip.nl>
> AltaVista gives 8246 hits when looking for 'zoneinfo'.
> It is probably wise to rename the database or the web
> presentation of it,
> I just tried AltaVista, got an estimated 10313 pages found, and
> checked the first ten pages by hand. Nine were references to the time
> zone database; the other web page wasn't reachable.
> I also tried ``tz'' and got an estimated 85414 pages. None of the
> first ten pages were for the database. Several were for Tanzania, as
> TZ is its two-letter country code.
> So from this admittedly limited survey, ``zoneinfo'' is a good name
> but ``tz'' is not.
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