[tz] IANA timezone database - request to add Omaha, Nebraska

Bob Wilmes bobwilmes at gmail.com
Thu Jul 21 17:06:38 UTC 2022

Thank you for responding.
I am so sorry to hear that forever my time
in the Ubuntu time zone map will be tied to Chicago. That’s very disappointing news.
Bob Wilmes

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> On Jul 21, 2022, at 11:03 AM, Clive D.W. Feather <clive at davros.org> wrote:
> Bob Wilmes via tz said:
>>   Can you please tell me how I request that Omaha, Nebraska, USA
>>   which is in the Americas Central time zone and uses daylight
>>   savings time, can be added to the "Olson" timezone database
>>   used by Ubuntu?
> Dear Bob,
> Has Omaha had the same time as Chicago since 1970? If so, then the zone
> America/Chicago is the one that serves Omaha. However, if there has been a
> difference, you should provide evidence of it and post it to this mailing
> list so that action can be taken.
> Currently it appears that all of the US part of the Central zone has been
> the same since 1970 apart from a few parts of Indiana and North Dakota plus
> the Wisconsin border area of Michigan.
> Hope that helps.
> Clive
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