Time Zone Localizations

Mark Davis mark.davis at jtcsv.com
Sat Jun 12 02:13:19 UTC 2004

What I mean is that we can link to that site, but there is no obvious document
there like "olson_tzid_specification.txt" (or .html or .pdf) that people can
read to tell them how the Olson TZIDs are defined by the data files in that

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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 18:56
Subject: Re: Time Zone Localizations

> "Mark Davis" <mark.davis at jtcsv.com> writes:
> > ftp://elsie.nci.nih.gov/pub/
> >
> > Is there a stable link to a document that we could cite as the
> > specification for the IDs, instead of just pointing to an FTP site?
> When you ask for a "specification for the IDs", do you mean
> "which TZIDs are in the Olson database?" or "what syntax is allowed
> for the TZIDs?"?
> Either way, I'd say that the FTP site is the stable reference.
> According to my records that location dates back to April 25, 1992, so
> it's one of the most stable links on the planet.

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