[tz] Ambiguous abbreviations for Australian timezones when daylight savings is in affect

David Patte ₯ dpatte at relativedata.com
Mon Apr 1 14:44:31 UTC 2013

So the issues here is 'common usage' vs Federal government usage vs 
State government usage.

I don't know how we could do a survey, but when it comes to common 
usage, of course, this could vary by individual, so I believe 'common 
usage' should be low priority if there are recommended government 

And if there are differences between state law and federal law, the 
recommendations of the federal government should trump state government 
since federal law tries to drive consistancy between states in a 
federation. The only potential exception is of course if the federal law 
explicitly states that Australian states must define their own 
terminology, at which point we need tz regions for each state.

So therefore any survey should be based first only on federal government 
websites and statutes.

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