Proposal: API for thread-safe time zone functions
wollman at khavrinen.lcs.mit.edu
Thu Jun 7 19:28:20 UTC 2001
<<On Thu, 7 Jun 2001 15:15:59 -0400 (EDT), Jonathan Lennox <lennox at cs.columbia.edu> said:
> It seems a bit drastic for my purposes. Also, timezones feel rather
> different from locales to me.
I would agree with this statement. For example, the timezone
America/Montreal is appropriate for both en_CA and fr_CA locales, and
conversely there are a dozen timezones which are all used concurrently
with the en_CA locale. Moreover, if TZ is set to "<FOO>+4<BAR>" then
no localization is possible.
More information about the tz