[tz] Fw: Asia/Jakarta timezone acronym is misleading [RECAP]

Ian Abbott abbotti at mev.co.uk
Thu Feb 14 16:53:46 UTC 2013

On 2013-02-14 16:02, Tim Parenti wrote:
> Since the main idea behind this proposal is simply to avoid confusion
> with acronyms commonly used in the local language, I would support
> simply adding S to form WIST, CIST, and EIST.  This would be a
> relatively simple change as, although the four Indonesian zone IDs have
> shifted offsets several times, it does not appear that any have used DST
> in their historical entries.

Probably not enough variation in sunset/sunrise times to warrant the 
introduction of DST, since it's bisected by the equator!

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