[tz] North Korea into +8:30 time zone
eggert at cs.ucla.edu
Sat Aug 8 00:28:46 UTC 2015
Robert Elz wrote:
> it is no more clear to me that
> older zic's, and other uses, will all support +0830 as the abbreviation
Older zic's support +0830, so this shouldn't be a problem. I just now checked
the zic from the tz-1993d edition, for example, and it works.
tzdata entries for circa 1954-1961 timestamps do use "KST" to abbreviate time in
Korea regardless of whether it was North (+0900) or South (+0830) Korea.
However, this was purely my invention, as far as I know it has no basis and we
should probably fix this too at some point. We used to be pretty loose about
this sort of thing but we should steer the tz database in the direction of
recording what's known instead of making stuff up.
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