Name change for Macao?

Paul Eggert eggert at
Wed May 29 00:32:41 UTC 2002

> Date: Tue, 28 May 2002 14:58:47 -0700 (PDT)
> From: Robbin Kawabata <robbin at>
> ISO 3166-1 NEWSLETTER No. V-4 apparently changes the short Country
> Name for MO from "Macau" to "Macao".
> So, should the Asia/Macau timezone be changed back to Asia/Macao?  
> Version 2002b introduced Asia/Macau.

Google still says that "Macau" is far more popular than "Macao", so
let's leave the names alone for now.  Both names should work, so long
as "backward" is installed.

I noticed that Newsletter V-5 changed the country code for East Timor
from TP to TL.  I'll propagate that into and in
my next proposed patch.

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