[tz] Names of Areas
eggert at cs.ucla.edu
Wed Feb 3 19:09:09 UTC 2021
On 2/2/21 12:41 PM, Andrea Boyle wrote:
> it would be a great improvement to update the area to "Americas"
Although I considered doing that in 1993 when I added those names to
tzdb, I went with "America" as it was shorter and the original (circa
1507) sense of the word "America" covers both North and South America.
We now have almost 30 years' worth of software etc. using "America", and
changing the name now would surely be more trouble than it's worth.
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