FW: Countries added to ISO

Paul Eggert eggert at CS.UCLA.EDU
Tue Nov 13 08:32:23 UTC 2007

"Mark Davis" <mark.davis at icu-project.org> writes:

> It would be very helpful for us if we could get a release quickly that added
> these to zone.tab (with new IDs and Links). Any possibility of that?

Hmm, OK, what's the rush?  This doesn't affect any time zone data per
se; it's just auxiliary info.  (Are the 7000 people of St Barthelemy
bombarding us with email, demanding that they not be forced to set
TZ='America/Guadeloupe'?  :-)

> For the IDs, I'd suggest either Saint_Barthelemy or Gustavia for the first,
> and either Saint_Martin or Marigot for the second.

I have been leaning towards America/St_Barthelemy and America/Marigot,
for reasons discussed earlier on this list.

> These country codes were split off from Guadeloupe, and so had the same
> timezone rules. So they can be initially Linked to Guadeloupe.

Yes, that makes sense.

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