[tz] TZDB Questions

Philip Paeps philip at trouble.is
Wed Aug 29 07:55:38 UTC 2018

On 2018-08-28 05:46:38 (+0200), Paul Eggert wrote:
> 5. Do you have a favorite time zone? I've become quite fond of 
> Antarctica/Troll both for its name and its unique offset.

I have always liked Africa/Egypt and Africa/Morocco for their 
"interesting" DST rules.

My favourite aspect of the tzdb as a whole is the wealth of historical 
trivia and thoughtful comments in the data files (like the LISP code to 
work out Morocco's DST rules, for instance).


Philip Paeps
Senior Reality Engineer
Ministry of Information

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