[tz] Fwd: FORMAT Missing in Africa/Windhoek & America/Belize

vaibhav shrivastava vaibhav.sh17 at gmail.com
Mon Jun 28 14:39:07 UTC 2021

Hello Jon,

In April sun>=1 does it change to WAT?


On Mon, 28 Jun 2021, 19:30 Jon Skeet, <skeet at pobox.com> wrote:

> On Mon, 28 Jun 2021 at 13:23, vaibhav shrivastava <vaibhav.sh17 at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>> Thanks for answering my query.
>> What I mean is that in the zone the %s is mentioned , does it not have a
>> format like "2:00 - CAT" .
> As explained before, it doesn't need to - because the format required by
> the zone is the same format that's already present in the rule.
> <snip>
>> %s pick from Rule but there is no Rule Save and Rule From as no DST Apply which lies in current date, as it is ended in 2017.
>> %s takes the "LETTER/S" part from the rule, which in this case is "CAT",
> which is the desired abbreviation. Whether or not DST is applied is
> irrelevant - while many rules *do* use "S" or an empty string to allow
> the abbreviation for multiple zones to be generated from a single rule,
> that's not a requirement, and formatting the zone's abbreviation for a
> particular period doesn't require knowing whether or not DST is applied.
> Jon
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