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

John Hawkinson jhawk at mit.edu
Tue Apr 2 22:02:03 UTC 2013

Guy Harris <guy at alum.mit.edu> wrote on Tue,  2 Apr 2013
at 14:25:01 -0700 in <CCB6D0C8-8237-41F6-B86B-9BF3B7388D92 at alum.mit.edu>:

> > extremely unlikely event that we get an overwhelming outpouring of
> And, once we've reverted it, *then* we refuse to change it, unless
> there's an overwhelming amount of evidence that circumstances have
> changed and the correct choice of abbreviations is now different.

Sounds good to me!

--jhawk at mit.edu
  John Hawkinson

> If it turns out that there's going to be a pile of screaming no
> matter *what* abbreviations are chosen, my inclination would be to
> replace all controversial abbreviations with the abbreviation for
> "Standard Time For Users".

sacrificing the moral high ground, you have, sir!

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