[tz] [PROPOSED PATCH 4/4] * tz-link.htm: Remove mention of no-longer-distributed USGS data.

Paul Eggert eggert at cs.ucla.edu
Wed Oct 22 18:39:18 UTC 2014

Clean up typography slightly.
 tz-link.htm | 12 ++++--------
 1 file changed, 4 insertions(+), 8 deletions(-)

diff --git a/tz-link.htm b/tz-link.htm
index 01f984f..98594f4 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="2014-09-23">
+<meta name="DC.Date" content="2014-10-21">
 <meta name="DC.Description"
  content="Sources of information about time zones and daylight saving time">
 <meta name="DC.Identifier"
@@ -429,7 +429,7 @@ time zone history atlases published in both <a
 and book form (<a
 href="http://www.astrocom.com/astrology/books/american-atlas">one volume
-for the U.S.</a>, and <a
+for the <abbr>US</abbr></a>, and <a
 href="http://www.astrocom.com/astrology/books/international-atlas">one for
 other locations</a>) by <a
 href="http://astrocom.com/">Astro Computing Services</a>.</li>
@@ -496,10 +496,6 @@ href="http://manifold.net/info/freestuff.shtml">Free Stuff for
 Manifold System Users</a> includes a Manifold-format map of
 world time zone boundaries distributed under the
-<li>The <abbr>US</abbr> Geological Survey's National Atlas of
-the United States
-publishes the <a href="http://nationalatlas.gov/mld/timeznp.html">Time
-Zones of the United States</a> in the public domain.</li>
 <li>The GeoCommunity lists several commercial sources for <a
 Time Zones and Time Zone Data</a>.</li>
@@ -744,8 +740,8 @@ database contains English abbreviations for all time stamps but in
 many cases these are merely inventions of the database
 <li>Numeric time zone abbreviations typically count hours east of
-<abbr>UTC</abbr>, e.g., <code>+09</code> for Japan and
-<code>-10</code> for Hawaii. However, the <abbr>POSIX</abbr>
+<abbr>UTC</abbr>, e.g., +09 for Japan and
+&minus;10 for Hawaii. However, the <abbr>POSIX</abbr>
 <code><abbr>TZ</abbr></code> environment variable uses the opposite convention.
 For example, one might use <code><abbr>TZ</abbr>="<abbr
 title="Japan Standard Time">JST</abbr>-9"</code> and

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