[tz] [PATCH] A few more fixes related to AEST/AEDT etc. (Thanks to Tim Parenti.)

Paul Eggert eggert at cs.ucla.edu
Tue Jul 1 06:32:11 UTC 2014

Thanks for that patch (and for your kind remarks).  I installed it, 
along with the attached minor fixup.
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From 90fc5d80e843a93a143199c8fb85b4b093e69cfc Mon Sep 17 00:00:00 2001
From: Paul Eggert <eggert at cs.ucla.edu>
Date: Mon, 30 Jun 2014 23:30:36 -0700
Subject: [PATCH] A few more commentary fixes related to AEST/AEDT etc.

* antarctica: Shrink commentary to fit into 80 columns.
* tz-link.htm: Rework example to use "CST" throughout.
 antarctica  |  2 +-
 tz-link.htm | 14 +++++++-------
 2 files changed, 8 insertions(+), 8 deletions(-)

diff --git a/antarctica b/antarctica
index 9dffab5..0be228d 100644
--- a/antarctica
+++ b/antarctica
@@ -104,7 +104,7 @@ Rule	ChileAQ	2012	max	-	Sep	Sun>=2	4:00u	1:00	S
 Zone Antarctica/Casey	0	-	zzz	1969
 			8:00	-	AWST	2009 Oct 18 2:00
-						# Australian Western Standard Time
+						# Australian Western Std Time
 			11:00	-	CAST	2010 Mar 5 2:00
 						# Casey Time
 			8:00	-	AWST	2011 Oct 28 2:00
diff --git a/tz-link.htm b/tz-link.htm
index 6a52057..621518d 100644
--- a/tz-link.htm
+++ b/tz-link.htm
@@ -8,7 +8,7 @@
 <meta http-equiv="Content-type" content='text/html; charset="UTF-8"'>
 <meta name="DC.Creator" content="Eggert, Paul">
 <meta name="DC.Contributor" content="Olson, Arthur David">
-<meta name="DC.Date" content="2014-06-27">
+<meta name="DC.Date" content="2014-06-30">
 <meta name="DC.Description"
  content="Sources of information about time zones and daylight saving time">
 <meta name="DC.Identifier"
@@ -708,12 +708,12 @@ Best of Dates, the Worst of Dates</a> covers many problems encountered
 by software developers when handling dates and time stamps.</li>
 <li>Alphabetic time zone abbreviations should not be used as unique
 identifiers for <abbr>UTC</abbr> offsets as they are ambiguous in
-practice. For example, "<abbr>CST</abbr>" denotes 6 hours behind
-<abbr>UTC</abbr> in English-speaking North America, but it denotes
-8 hours ahead of <abbr>UTC</abbr> in China.
-Further, French-speaking North Americans prefer
-"<abbr title="Heure Normale de l'Est">HNE</abbr>" to
-"<abbr>EST</abbr>". For <abbr>POSIX</abbr> the <code><abbr>tz</abbr></code>
+practice. For example, in English-speaking North America
+"<abbr>CST</abbr>" denotes 6 hours behind <abbr>UTC</abbr>,
+but in China it denotes 8 hours ahead of <abbr>UTC</abbr>,
+and French-speaking North Americans prefer
+"<abbr title="Heure Normale du Centre">HNC</abbr>" to
+"<abbr>CST</abbr>". For <abbr>POSIX</abbr> the <code><abbr>tz</abbr></code>
 database contains English abbreviations for all time stamps but in
 many cases these are merely inventions of the database

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