[OT] Fwd: Why the name in America/Guayaquil?

Paul Eggert eggert at cs.ucla.edu
Fri Jul 1 17:21:47 UTC 2011

On 07/01/11 10:06, José Miguel Parrella Romero wrote:
> why did you name it America/Guayaquil? The capital of Ecuador is Quito

We generally name regions by their most populous city,
e.g., America/Sao_Paolo rather than America/Brasilia,
and America/New_York rather than America/Washington_DC.

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