[tz] Rename Ukrainian cities to their official transliterated names
lester at lsces.co.uk
Thu Oct 4 10:00:13 UTC 2018
On 04/10/2018 09:54, Guy Harris wrote:
>> I propose we change all tz identifiers to randomly generated characters to ensure no UI designer considers showing them to end users.
> I've already made similar suggestions; that would get rid of the "why isn't it Asia/Beijing"? complaints, and would also mean I wouldn't get shown "America/Los_Angeles" as the appropriate choice even though I'm about 500 km from there.
Given that so many end user systems are reliant simply on the tz
identifiers that change would have a quite drastic effect. Perhaps
moving forward the RFC for geolocate could be used as a base for a
multilingual source of identifiers?
Lester Caine - G8HFL
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