Alternative place names?
wollman at khavrinen.lcs.mit.edu
Wed Sep 27 17:38:59 UTC 2000
<<On Wed, 27 Sep 2000 11:35:02 -0600, Paul Hill <phill at myriad.com> said:
> Does this apply to Canada? Are there really redundant entries for Pacific,
> Mountain, Central and Eastern for Canada? I thought only those locations
> with alternative TZ histories are listed under a different town/city name.
> Maybe that is why all of Canada would get its onw list, what with War Time
> and differing parliamentary history etc.
Absolutely -- there are in fact 22 of them (according to zone.tab).
Even just `Central' refers to eight distinct time zones:
CA +4953-09709 America/Winnipeg Central Time - Manitoba & west Ontario
CA +4843-09429 America/Rainy_River Central Time - Rainy River & Fort Frances, Ontario
CA +6608-06544 America/Pangnirtung Central Time - Pangnirtung, Nunavut
CA +6344-06828 America/Iqaluit Central Time - east Nunavut
CA +6245-09210 America/Rankin_Inlet Central Time - central Nunavut
CA +6903-10505 America/Cambridge_Bay Central Time - west Nunavut
CA +5024-10439 America/Regina Central Standard Time - Saskatchewan - most locations
CA +5017-10750 America/Swift_Current Central Standard Time - Saskatchewan - midwest
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