[tz] [PATCH 1/1] Add UTC to zone tables

Clive D.W. Feather clive at davros.org
Thu Mar 10 22:21:07 UTC 2016

J William Piggott said:
> Given the existing choices in top level menu, where would you look for
> UTC? I think the prime meridian... London/Greenwich. That would be my
> first look.

But UTC is not the time at Greenwich. They happen to be the same right now
(give or take a second or so) but won't be in a few weeks.

I think Etc/ is the right place for this; it's a special case zone rather
than a geographical one.

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