[tz] Support for Etc/GMT -style zones ids with partial hours

Steve Allen sla at ucolick.org
Wed Oct 21 17:30:24 UTC 2020

On Wed 2020-10-21T18:12:13+0100 Neil Fuller via tz hath writ:
> Would there be any support in this community for adding new Etc/GMT[-+]
> zone identifiers but with partial hours? e.g. something like "Etc/GMT-5:30"

If this happens then at the same time I would like to see the full-hour
zones extended to support pre-1925 astronomical calendars which are
still in use at observatories.  In particular
has been the basis of the calendar at Lick Observatory for 130+ years.

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