[tz] Proposal to use Asia/Tel_Aviv for Israel - Jerusalem is not internationally recognized as part of Israel

Tobias Conradi mail.2012 at tobiasconradi.com
Sat Apr 20 18:43:30 UTC 2013

On Sat, Apr 20, 2013 at 6:51 PM, SM <sm at resistor.net> wrote:
> At 06:21 20-04-2013, Tobias Conradi wrote:
>> == Problem ==
>> Jerusalem is internationally not recognized as part of Israel. Using
>> Jerusalem as reference location for Israel in the IANA time zone
>> database may thus violate UN resolutions.
> If I recall correctly the argument was to use population size.
Of territory that is not internationally recognized as belonging to Israel?

"At the end of 2008, the population of East Jerusalem was 456,300"

As of May 24, 2006, Jerusalem's population was 724,000

City	410,000
Urban	1,300,000
Metro	3,405,000

Tobias Conradi
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