[tz] Adding Asia/Beijing timezone into the database

Russ Allbery rra at stanford.edu
Sat Dec 10 07:30:06 UTC 2011

JJS <jjs.global at gmail.com> writes:

> In light of the above, and simply as someone who often has to take
> different time zones into account, I suggest that, for practical
> reasons, Taiwan 臺灣 (or 台湾
> <http://fr.wiktionary.org/wiki/%E5%8F%B0%E6%B9%BE> in simplified
> orthography) and at least the city of Taipei 臺北 (台北) be given the
> same treatment as, say, Beijing 北京, Kuala Lumpur, Manila, Perth, or
> Singapore.

Asia/Taipei is already there, so far as I can tell, for the standard
reason that its time has varied from other zones since 1970.  Maybe you
didn't check the database before sending this message?

Russ Allbery (rra at stanford.edu)             <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>

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