new ISO 3166-1 entries
chucks2 at veladg.com
Tue May 23 22:39:46 UTC 2006
I recently read ISO 3166-1 Newsletter No. V-11 (2006-03-29) and
noticed three new ISO 3166-1 entries:
ISLE OF MAN;IM
I found this rule in the Theory file:
Include at least one location per time zone rule set per country.
One such location is enough. Use ISO 3166 (see the file
iso3166.tab) to help decide whether something is a country.
However, uninhabited ISO 3166 regions like Bouvet Island
do not need locations, since local time is not defined there.
For tzdata, should all populated ISO 3166 regions be included? Does
this mean that three new TZ zone descriptions should be added to
zone.tab and appropriate data files? Or, should Europe/London be used
Should iso3166.tab be updated?
More information about the tz