[tz] Converting from individual cities/states/country names to Windows time zone names
apb at cequrux.com
Mon Dec 5 12:16:29 UTC 2011
On Mon, 05 Dec 2011, Daniel White wrote:
> So maybe there's a database which maps all the places of the
> world to TZID, and then I would use a two-step process instead
> of one.
Perhaps the "zone.tab" file distributed as part of tzdata would be
You could search for the country code in the first column, or
search for nearby latitude/longitude in the second column, or
both, and then display a menu of a few likely choices.
--apb (Alan Barrett)
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