[tz] CST for both DST and standard time in Australia/South?

Tim Parenti tim at timtimeonline.com
Mon Jan 7 20:28:12 UTC 2013

This has been a recurring proposal on this list, most recently in October

The general consensus around here for many years has been that this is a
WONTFIX, unless perhaps it becomes more clear over time that, e.g., CDT is
in much more common use than CST to describe the time during summer in
Australia.  So far, there hasn't been a lot of convincing data on that,
although some trends have been noted:

Tim Parenti

On 7 January 2013 14:53, <kavi at postpro.net> wrote:

> Please see https://bugs.php.net/bug.php?id=63777
> The upshot: Australia/South observes daylight savings time, but the
> tzdata entry specifies 'CST' as the abbreviation year round.  Is this a
> problem?
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