Renaming Saigon to TP Ho Chi Minh

John Hawkinson jhawk at MIT.EDU
Fri Mar 21 12:51:44 UTC 2008

Robert Elz <kre at> wrote on Fri, 21 Mar 2008
at 11:56:51 +0700 in <6916.1206075411 at>:

> What might be possible would be to support "political" links, as
> well as backwards compatability links, and perhaps have a rule that
> if there is no zone named for the capital of a country, a political
> link for it be created (linked to whatever is the "correct" timezone
> according to our rules).  But I think we'd need to be firm about
> that only applying to countries, and not states/provinces/... within
> countries.

If we were to have political links for countries, why make them
based on cities at all? We could simply have Asia/Vietnam.

--jhawk at
  John Hawkinson

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