[tz] Belarus is listed in MSK timezone

John Haxby john.haxby at oracle.com
Sun Apr 12 21:15:58 UTC 2015

> On 9 Apr 2015, at 20:59, Peter Ilieve <peter at aldie.co.uk> wrote:
> Remember that we are descriptive rather than prescriptive. I can’t
> speak for the Irish, but you would have a hard job trying to get
> GMT and BST (another ambiguous abbreviation signifying UTC+1)
> changed to GBT and GBST or GBDT.

The British are emotionally attached to GMT :)

We’ve been using GMT and BST for as long as I can remember, I’m pretty sure the abbreviations were in wide usage before computers were used as clocks.   (I know that as a child we talked about "Winter Time" and "Summer Time” but I don’t recall ever seeing that written, but we’re talking about a long time ago.)

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