FW: Mapping Localised Windows TZ to TZID
autarch at urth.org
Thu Oct 9 22:08:37 UTC 2008
On Thu, 9 Oct 2008, Olson, Arthur David (NIH/NCI) [E] wrote:
> The issue is the only registry entry they have located so far has the
> Windows TZ stored as a text string and this is localised on non English
> Windows.Â In Windows is there a language [independent] reference for the
> TZ that machine is currently set to that we could utilise?
There is a way around this, but it's highly Windows-release dependent.
For the gory details, I refer you to this code that someone who knows more
about this wrote -
If you look at the _FindWindowsTZName you can see it going through various
gyrations to get the English name.
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