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Robert Elz kre at munnari.OZ.AU
Fri Jul 1 02:48:32 UTC 2005

    Date:        Thu, 30 Jun 2005 16:09:00 -0700
    From:        Paul Eggert <eggert at CS.UCLA.EDU>
    Message-ID:  <87hdffxx0z.fsf at penguin.cs.ucla.edu>

  | that the only reason you'd need < and > is if the name contains non
  | alphabetic characters (are there any such in tz data now?  There used
  | to be some with spaces but I thought we removed them all).

They are needed for the entries containing '+' or '-' in the zone
names (Etc/GMT+4 etc).   The "localtime" (and "Factory") "zone" still
contains spaces.


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