proposed tz changes for Paraguay, Brazil, Wayne County, etc.

Robert Elz kre at munnari.OZ.AU
Tue Oct 3 19:52:56 UTC 2000

    Date:        Tue, 3 Oct 2000 09:41:23 -0700 (PDT)
    From:        Paul Eggert <eggert at>
    Message-ID:  <200010031641.JAA19463 at>

I think putting this ...

  | * Australia:   
  |   Twin Towns Services Club (in Tweed Heads, near the Queensland border)
  |   will maintain Queensland time.  (Thanks to Eric Ulevik for this.)

(actually the slightly extended form of it) in the zone files, even as just
a comment, is starting to go a bit overboard.   The Twin Towns Services Club
is just (basically) a bar (with gambling as a money spinner).   If every
club/business/house that has its clocks set to some incorrect value were to
be included (regardless of why they have done that) then we'd never be
finished making additions.   If someone were to report that Tweed Heads
in general had run its clocks on Qld time (are doing that now) that would
be a different matter, and would probably even be enough for them to get
a zone file entry for themselves (since they certainly haven't been
Australia/Brisbane throughout history).   But just for one club ...


ps: I noticed in the diff, and confirmed it in the (current) australasia
file, that there's a mention of "John Basser" in a comment (as the supplier
of information).  That's a typo, it should be John Mackin (he is mentioned
correctly several other places).   Before he died he was employed at the
Basser Dept of Comp Sci at the University of Sydney, which is probably where
the mistake came from.

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