Time Zone Localizations

Mark Davis mark.davis at jtcsv.com
Fri Jun 11 23:58:48 UTC 2004

zonenames is not distinct enough. Olson zone names is better, but usually we try
to use identifier instead of name, because name can mean the human-visible name,
after translation. So it sounds like Olson zone identifier or maybe Olson time
zone identifier?

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----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Paul Eggert" <eggert at CS.UCLA.EDU>
To: "Mark Davis" <mark.davis at jtcsv.com>
Cc: <tz at lecserver.nci.nih.gov>
Sent: Fri, 2004 Jun 11 16:52
Subject: Re: Time Zone Localizations

> "Mark Davis" <mark.davis at jtcsv.com> writes:
> > We have traditionally referred to the timezone IDs in
> > ftp://elsie.nci.nih.gov/pub/ as "Olson IDs". What is the best way to
> > refer to them?
> The zdump(8) man page says "zonenames".
> Perhaps "Olson zone names"?

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