[tz] Belarus is listed in MSK timezone

Tim Parenti tim at timtimeonline.com
Sat Apr 4 03:49:55 UTC 2015

On 3 April 2015 at 20:28, Paul Eggert <eggert at cs.ucla.edu> wrote:

> the large distance between the areas covered by Pacific
>> Standard Time and Pitcairn Standard Time make this very different
> They are not different if one excludes political considerations and
> focuses on timekeeping considerations, which is what we ought to do here.

Politics aside, geographical considerations are also important here and
seem to make this more unique.

> And there are other examples involving nearby countries sharing
> abbreviations, e.g., Iraq sharing "AST" with Saudi Arabia, even though Iraq
> is not in Arabia.

Thanks; this provides some context I was looking for.

Tim Parenti
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