Time Zone Localizations

Paul Eggert eggert at CS.UCLA.EDU
Mon Jun 14 04:41:11 UTC 2004

"Mark Davis" <mark.davis at jtcsv.com> writes:

> (Also, we looked at using the Olson TZID abbreviations, but they
> don't appear to have wide currency -- people in the countries in
> question didn't seem to be familiar with them -- so we decided not
> to use them.)

Yes, as tz-link.htm says in many cases they are the invention of the
tz maintainers.  If you have a reliable source of English-language
abbreviations for these other local times, please let us know.

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