FW: Update for Asia/Calcutta timezone

Scott Atwood scott.roy.atwood at gmail.com
Tue Jan 4 21:47:12 UTC 2011

For what it is worth, Asia/Calcutta was already renamed to Asia/Kolkata many
years ago.  The old name, Asia/Calcutta is preserved as a backwards
compatibility alias to Asia/Kolkata.


On Tue, Jan 4, 2011 at 1:34 PM, Paul Eggert <eggert at cs.ucla.edu> wrote:

> As I understand it, it's not even close: nowadays
> Mumbai aka Bombay has more than 2x the people of Kolkata aka Calcutta.
> Also, "Mumbai" is more commonly used in English to refer
> to the name of the city.  So this suggests that we should
> change it to Asia/Mumbai.
> Further comments are welcome.

Scott Atwood

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