[tz] Rename Ukrainian cities to their official transliterated names
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Fri Oct 5 03:36:17 UTC 2018
Then again I would suggest putting relevant info in the readme or such
instead of theory for visibility purpose.
在 2018年10月5日週五 04:00，Paul Eggert <eggert at cs.ucla.edu> 寫道：
> On 10/4/18 7:33 AM, Michael Douglass wrote:
> > Opaque ids are what some consumers have been asking for for some time
> > because of the political implications of the names.
> I would rather not change the zone names currently used in tzdb source
> files, as the change would be a hassle for both maintainers and users,
> and the existing names simplify maintenance since they are easier to
> read than opaque IDs would be.
> Although we could add an auxiliary table that maps existing names to
> short, stable, and reasonably opaque identifiers, CLDR is already
> maintaining such a table and it'd be confusing if we attempted to
> duplicate that work; plus, such a table would not be useful to tzcode so
> it wouldn't be tested well by us. For now, we are probably better off
> improving the already-existing suggestion to use CLDR facilities for
> consumers worried about politics. Proposed patch attached.
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