Greenland marked as "America/*" ??

Olson, Arthur David (NIH/NCI) olsona at
Fri Jan 24 13:50:02 UTC 2003

Areas are grouped geographically rather than politically.


-----Original Message-----
From: Poul-Henning Kamp [mailto:phk at]
Sent: Wednesday, January 22, 2003 12:05 PM
To: tz at
Subject: Greenland marked as "America/*" ??

I'm somewhat surprised to see that Greenland is listed as "America/*"
in the Timezone files, to my knowledge Greenland is not normally
counted as part of the American continent and it belongs in the
Kingdom of Denmark.

I would argue that Europe/* would be more than marginally better
placement, although I'll agree not 100% correct either.

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