[tz] Busingen revisited
abbotti at mev.co.uk
Wed Jan 9 16:26:16 UTC 2013
On 2013-01-09 14:47, Derick Rethans wrote:
> On Wed, 9 Jan 2013, Sascha Wildner wrote:
>> On Mon, 07 Jan 2013 14:28:30 +0100, Arthur David Olson <arthurdavidolson at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> + # <a href=http://www.buesingen.de>
>>> + # (http://www.buesingen.de)
>>> + # </a>
>>> + # surrounded by the Swiss canton Schaffhausen,
>>> + # did not start observing DST in 1980 as the rest of DE
>>> + # (West Germany at that time) and DD (East Germany at that time) did.
>>> + # DD merged into DE, the area is currently covered by code DE in ISO 3166-1,
>>> + # which in turn is covered by the zone Europe/Berlin.
>>> + #
>>> + # Source for the time in Büsingen 1980:
>> See ü comment above.
>>> + # <a href="http://www.videoportal.sf.tv/video?id=c012c029-03b7-4c2b-9164-aa5902cd58d3">
>>> + # http://www.videoportal.sf.tv/video?id=c012c029-03b7-4c2b-9164-aa5902cd58d3
>>> + # </a>
>>> + # From Arthur David Olson (2012-03-03):
>>> + # Büsingen and Zurich have shared clocks since 1970.
>> And here.
>>> ++ Link Europe/Zurich Europe/Busingen
> And the one here above I would say? The "correct" transliteration with
> be Europe/Buesingen.
By the same rule, the "correct" transliteration of Europe/Zurich would
be Europe/Zuerich, wouldn't it? But we're using English zone names
rather than transliterated zone names and I think either "Buesingen" or
"Busingen" would do for the English name. I've seen both used in a
quick Google search, and the English Wikipedia redirects both spellings
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