Name change for Macao?
eggert at twinsun.com
Wed May 29 00:32:41 UTC 2002
> Date: Tue, 28 May 2002 14:58:47 -0700 (PDT)
> From: Robbin Kawabata <robbin at sundew.eng.sun.com>
> 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 zone.tab and iso3166.tab in
my next proposed patch.
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