Timezone naming

J Wunsch j at uriah.heep.sax.de
Wed Nov 27 01:57:46 UTC 1996

As Paul Eggert wrote:

> I'm afraid that questions like these can never be completely resolved
> to everybody's satisfaction.  Perhaps now's the time to start thinking
> about a system for localizing the time zone abbreviations.  It would
> be nice if this could be done to the tables without breaking existing
> instances of `zic'.  Then e.g. German-speakers could easily see
> `MEZ'/`MESZ', which are the preferred German abbreviations.

Good idea, but probably fairly complex, too.

cheers, J"org

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