[tz] Recent conversions of zones to aliases

random832 at fastmail.us random832 at fastmail.us
Sat Oct 4 00:04:02 UTC 2014

On Thu, Oct 2, 2014, at 19:34, Stephen Colebourne wrote:
> This issue occurs because Joda-Time normalises all aliases to the
> actual zone as per TZDB data.

Why? Tzcode doesn't, and for a long time zic hardlinked them. The
distinction between an alias and the "actual zone" is therefore clearly
not designed to be significant or user-visible.

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