[tz] How widely used is the tz database?

Andrew Paprocki andrew at ishiboo.com
Sun Mar 31 16:59:01 UTC 2013

On Sun, Mar 31, 2013 at 12:48 PM, Guy Harris <guy at alum.mit.edu> wrote:

> On Mar 31, 2013, at 2:28 AM, Mark Davis ☕ <mark at macchiato.com> wrote:
> > I'd guess almost every modern system except Windows. Including mobile
> devices, 1B is probably low.
> For starters, every machine running OS X, every iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch,
> every Apple TV, every AirPort Extreme/Express/Time Capsule that's running
> NetBSD (rather than whatever small OS was used before they switched to
> NetBSD), and, as far as I know, every machine running Android.
> Then add in servers running Solaris and newer versions of AIX, and PC's
> running Linux/*BSD/Solaris.

It is embedded into Java:

Which would also cover all of the non-PC Java based hardware devices.
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