[tz] Theory - proposal to delete the reference to population

Tobias Conradi tobias.conradi at gmail.com
Sat May 19 00:16:14 UTC 2012

On Sat, May 19, 2012 at 1:24 AM, Kevin Kenny <kkenny2 at nycap.rr.com> wrote:
> On 05/18/2012 06:34 PM, Tobias Conradi wrote:
>> "If two ships enter territorial waters of HM would the
>> Olson-Eggert-IANA time zone database give them advice for how to set
>> their clocks?"
> Set them exactly as if the islands were not there.
But it is reported that they do exist.

> Which is the correct answer: the rule that the Australian government imposes
> gives an identical result.
It doesn't. It only may agree in offset from UTC and also that only as
long as the Australian offset rule for HM doesn't change.

Tobias Conradi
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