[tz] Astrakhan region got approval to change its time zone
eggert at cs.ucla.edu
Sun Feb 14 22:56:54 UTC 2016
> How about "D"?
Under this proposal there is no "D" ("daylight") or "S" ("summer") in the
abbreviation name. I view this as a feature, as often in these cases we are
arbitrarily deciding whether the time is DST, and it's better to avoid inserting
these inventions into tzdata when possible. We can't avoid this problem entirely
(as tm_isdst needs *some* value) but the more we avoid making up stuff, the more
reliable tzdata will be.
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