[tz] Timezone error (Kyiv not Kiev)

Marc Wick marc at geonames.org
Tue Jul 5 16:25:28 UTC 2022

I am in favor of releasing the change. The current situation is only 
comparable to September 1939 and setting a precedent can not be feared.

Best Regards


Bill Seymour via tz wrote:
> It's beginning to look like there's an organized group of trolls who 
> expect to force a name-only release by being annoying.
> It probably won't do any good to respond to them at all.  Pointing out 
> for the umpteenth time that the change has already been made and will 
> appear in the next release won't make them go away.
> On Tue, Jul 5, 2022 at 10:16 AM Yana Sukhoversha via tz <tz at iana.org 
> <mailto:tz at iana.org>> wrote:
>     Dear Sirs and Madams,
>     I've noticed the Timezone error , the correct spelling according to
>     orthographic rules is Kyiv not Kiev.
>     I hope this accidental mistake will be amended urgently , taking
>     into consideration Ukrainian-Russian relations nowadays as well as
>     your strive to improvement and lightning-fast response to error
>     corrections
>     Hope to see the correct variant Kyiv very soon
>     Sincerely,
>     */Yana Sukhoversha/**//*

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