[tz] Bangladesh's TZ Abbreviation

Random832 random832 at fastmail.us
Sat Jan 19 20:50:02 UTC 2013

On 1/18/2013 3:50 PM, Christos Zoulas wrote:
> Windows appears to be able to handle non ascii timezone names(*), does
> anyone know if their database has any localized timezone names?
I remember I helped someone on IRC once with timezone abbreviations (in 
mingw) not coming out right because the name was localized into Spanish. 
So it appears so... though, I'm not sure how reliable those are, when 
they're scarcely ever displayed to the user, and often are nonsense even 
in English ["US Eastern Standard Time" refers to their equivalent of 

Anyway, they don't do abbreviations. Even the MSVCRT _tzname variable 
uses the full name when the timezone comes from the system settings 
(though it will use an abbreviation when one is present in the 
posix-style TZ environment variable, of course)

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