Proposal: API for thread-safe time zone functions

John Cowan cowan at
Fri Jun 8 01:42:10 UTC 2001

Garrett Wollman scripsit:

> [E]ach
> locale will have a set of timezones which are relevant to the culture
> of the locale, and which will be localized, but the vast majority of
> the timezone database would not be localized in most locales.

Actually, I suspect that many timezones have no local abbreviations
whatever, because there is only one timezone in force in the locale,
and it is simply "the time".

John Cowan                                   cowan at
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