[tz] Add new timezone for Hanoi Capital, Vietnam

KP khaiphan9x at gmail.com
Mon Feb 18 16:40:22 UTC 2019

Rules are too confusing or like "Law of the Jungle"

Vào 23:37, Th 2, 18 thg 2, 2019 KP <khaiphan9x at gmail.com đã viết:

> A country may not have a representative time zone (borrow another
> country). The standards seem to have been broken, very unreasonable, I
> think it is working according to the arrangement rather than the rules.
> Today countries can have one or more separate time zones, according to your
> inference, Jakarta of Indonesia has the largest area and population,
> inferred, all countries have +7:00 timezones in the neighborhoods must use
> Asia/Jakarta. Countries including Cambodia, Laos and South Vietnam
> (regardless of agreement) have their own time zones, except North Vietnam.
> Is it an omission or bias?
> Vào 22:13, Th 2, 18 thg 2, 2019 Clive D.W. Feather <clive at davros.org đã
> viết:
>> Tim Parenti said:
>> >> Also pay attention that, because it is the time history of Ho Chi Minh
>> >> city not time history of South Vietnam, the rule represent the
>> transition
>> >> of clock due to change in political status of the city as the city was
>> >> being captured by Northern Vietnam.
>> > Another very good point ??? and one that's easy to miss! ??? which
>> should
>> > probably also be added to the commentary in the file.
>> Hmm, do we need another zone for that? Or will there be a string of such
>> zones as the border moved south? I don't know the history of Vietnam well
>> enough to know.
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