[tz] Patched file australasia - time point unique abbreviations for Australia
mail.2012 at tobiasconradi.com
Tue Apr 9 04:40:33 UTC 2013
On Tue, Apr 9, 2013 at 12:18 AM, Paul Goyette <pgoyette at juniper.net> wrote:
> Everyone argues that the current situation is untenable
No, the TZ Coordinator and some other people voted to keep the current
> (and threaten
> to trigger a fork)
Even less than those that want to change the current situation, did
/mention/ a fork..
>because the current abbreviations aren't in common
No, the reason is because the current set of abbreviations contains
EST and CST which during DST are used to refer to two different
offsets each and are thus ambiguous.
> Yet the first proposed update tries to invent a whole new set of
> heretofore unseen abbreviations?
I don't know what you mean by "first proposed update", since the bug
is open since 2006.
The first patch that I can see did not "try to invent a whole new set
of heretofore unseen abbreviations", but did indeed introduce a subset
with possibly one (LHHT) or two (LHDT) unseen abbreviations:
LHST/LHDT/LHHT - Lord Howe
A set for which David Grosz made a change proposal and that has been
addressed in the very email you just replied to. The relevant parts
are kept below.
Your comment? I think you just didn't read and write carefully.
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: tz-bounces at iana.org [mailto:tz-bounces at iana.org] On Behalf Of
>> Tobias Conradi
>> Sent: Monday, April 08, 2013 3:07 PM
>> To: David Grosz
>> Cc: tz at iana.org mailing list
>> Subject: Re: [tz] Patched file australasia - time point unique
>> abbreviations for Australia
>> Thanks for the feedback.
>> On Mon, Apr 8, 2013 at 10:52 PM, David Grosz <david at dlg.com.au> wrote:
>> > I don't suggest to be an authority on this subject but I wish to
>> > three points:
>> > 2. For Lord Howe's daylight saving time, could we just report AEDT as
>> > the same time as Sydney, Canberra, etc?
>> Oh yes. Will have to look how to do this. That would also eliminate H
>> = Half hour saving. LH specific DST code would be needed for 1981 to
>> 1984 when saving was one hour.
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