FW: Updated Australian time zone names/strings
eggert at twinsun.com
Thu Mar 22 21:04:36 UTC 2001
> > - Browse the ABC News site and see the instances of "AEST" and "AEDT"
> > (even "ACST" and "AWST" for central and western standard time) in
> ABC News also uses EAT/EAST on occasion; see
They also use AET/AEST on occasion; see
One more thought. An important goal of changing the abbreviations is
to reduce ambiguity. "AEST" is ambiguous in practice, since some
people use AEST/AEDT and others use AET/AEST. (ABC News uses both. :-)
One solution would be to use unambiguous abbreviation pairs like
AET/AEDT or AET/AESuT, but as far as I can tell these combinations are
hardly ever used in practice.
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