Time Zone Localizations

Clive D.W. Feather clive at demon.net
Fri Jun 11 05:39:55 UTC 2004

Mark Davis said:
> Understood that Etc/GMT... don't correspond to countries. But in an API and for
> translation, it is useful to have everything attached to a country, even if it
> is a pseudo-country. That's why the suggestion in the document is to use ZZ for
> them, which is a private-use ISO country code, which can be translated as "no
> country".

I wouldn't use ZZ, because it's useful for AA and ZZ to lie outside the
range of codes used. Rather, use one of the other private-use codes - isn't
OO available? If I've misremembered that, then certainly QQ and QZ are.

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