[tz] Time zone vs timezone

todd tglassey at certichron.com
Sun Jul 6 01:48:54 UTC 2014

Fair comment - then let me ask should there be some data object defined 

Maybe an ABN one as well to stay in line with the PKIX use models?


On 7/3/2014 4:56 PM, Tobias Conradi wrote:
> was: Re: [tz] Fwd: Fwd: [apps-discuss] Proposed working group:
> Timezone Data Distribution Service (tzdist)
> On Thu, Jul 3, 2014 at 5:32 PM, todd <tglassey at certichron.com> wrote:
>> isnt the term TIMEZONE a term of art specific to Time Keeping as a science?
> Is it? Like HTTP referer (sic) is one for HTTP referrer? Maybe it only
> is, because some people thought it should be made so.
> Me, and probably Jon Skeet are only talking about proper (most us) English:
> 1)
> https://books.google.com/ngrams/graph?content=time+zone%2CTime+zone%2Ctimezone%2CTimezone%2CTimeZone%2Czone+time&year_start=1800&year_end=2000&corpus=15&smoothing=3&share=&direct_url=t1%3B%2Ctime%20zone%3B%2Cc0%3B.t1%3B%2CTime%20zone%3B%2Cc0%3B.t1%3B%2Ctimezone%3B%2Cc0%3B.t1%3B%2CTimezone%3B%2Cc0%3B.t1%3B%2CTimeZone%3B%2Cc0%3B.t1%3B%2Czone%20time%3B%2Cc0
> 2)
> http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/timezone
> 3)
> http://www.britannica.com/search?query=timezone
>> So what is the issue - proper English then to hide terms which are specific to this realm?
> Proper English term to make transparent that there is no conceptual
> difference between the objects the terms refer to.

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