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

John Hawkinson jhawk at mit.edu
Wed Apr 3 17:06:35 UTC 2013

Clive D.W. Feather <clive at davros.org> wrote on Wed,  3 Apr 2013
at 09:56:20 +0100 in <20130403085620.GC49293 at davros.org>:

> What daylight gets saved? It's a meaningless term.


Clive, you can reasonably argue it is a *nonsensical* term, but not

We know what it means -- a time of hte year when the rules are different
in the same geography.

I don't think it is too important what the label is, but it is great to
use a term that starts with a different letter from the other label,
which is all-too-often Standard. (S).

--jhawk at mit.edu
  John Hawkinson

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