Time Zone Localizations

Infoman mpereira at istar.ca
Tue Jun 15 12:17:30 UTC 2004

ISO rules in ISO 3601-1 allow for the re-assignment of 2-alpha codes, ten
years after a previously assigned code was withdrawn.

regards - Jake

-----Original Message-----
From: Clive D.W. Feather [mailto:clive at demon.net]
Sent: June 15, 2004 7:36 AM
To: jcowan at reutershealth.com
Cc: tz at lecserver.nci.nih.gov
Subject: Re: Time Zone Localizations

jcowan at reutershealth.com said:
>>> uses the UN geographic codes whenever
>>> ISO duplicates a code, since unlike the ISO codes, the UN codes are

> They are not stable in the sense of never changing.  They are stable in
> sense of never being reassigned, unlike both the 2-alphas and the

You hope. What guarantee do you have?

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