Cyprus Timezone Issue
Paul.Schauble at ticketmaster.com
Mon Apr 27 20:48:06 UTC 2009
I guess the question is whether the grouping for tz purposes is
geographic or political.
When Turkey joins the EU, will it move to the Europe tz file?
From: Martin Jerabek [mailto:martin.jerabek at isis-papyrus.com]
Sent: Sunday, April 26, 2009 11:29 PM
To: tz at lecserver.nci.nih.gov
Cc: glafkos at gmail.com
Subject: Re: Cyprus Timezone Issue
On 27.04.2009 03:04, Gwillim Law wrote:
> This issue was discussed on the tz mailing list in September 2000, and
> in May 2004. The resolution in 2000 was to add Europe/Nicosia as an
> for Asia/Nicosia. The accompanying comment reads, "for various reasons
> users expect to find [Cyprus] under Europe." When the issue was
> before, most reference sources placed Cyprus in Asia.
Cyprus is a member of the European Union (since 2004), and its official
currency is the Euro, so I think it is reasonable for people to expect
to find Cyprus under Europe.
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