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

J William Piggott elseifthen at gmx.com
Sun Mar 13 01:02:18 UTC 2016

On 03/11/2016 04:19 AM, Goudge, Stephen wrote:
> Regarding personal experience using GPS handhelds and GPS-enabled
> cameras etc: I've long ago accepted that you just shrug and select
> Reykjavik if you want to have UTC.

If the zone tables had a UTC entry perhaps many of these systems would
offer it as well; then we could stop shrugging. In the sources I've
seen, they either use the tzdb zone tables directly or they have a
conversion table that translates a larger selection to the tzdb zone
table entries.

> ... I wouldn't expect to find it listed next to London.

Where would you expect to find it in a geographically arranged catalog?
The only answer is the prime meridian, the same page London would be on.

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