tzdata 2003e: imperfections (GMT)

Oscar van Vlijmen ovv at
Mon May 17 20:48:30 UTC 2004

>> GMT is obsolete. UTC should be used.

In reply to Paul Eggert's remarks:

> Which specific uses of "GMT" are you objecting to here?

Obviously "none" if the wordings in the tz files are indeed according to:

> By and large the tz database attempts to support common
> English-language usage, even if it's not strictly "correct".

Old and universal problem: if you use the correct or latest terms, 'no one'
knows how to use it......

Oscar van Vlijmen

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