Translate Windows timezone to TZID?

Masayoshi Okutsu Masayoshi.Okutsu at Sun.COM
Sat Jun 18 14:51:31 UTC 2005

The keys used to be localized in Windows NT because the key names were 
standard time names. Localized Windows NT needed to translate keys to 
localize time zone names. Since Windows 2000, if I remember it 
correctly, Std was added so that they no longer needed to translate the 
keys. But the Std and Dlt values are translated in localized Windows. 
Please note that multi-lingual Windows or adding locales to English 
Windows doesn't have localized time zone names (or has English time zone 


Kevin Kenny wrote:

>As I mentioned - but somehow my messages aren't making it through
>to the list - I use the Windows time zone information values, rather
>than the keys when I'm doing the translation for the Tcl 'clock'
>subsystem.  The keys are indeed localized, which renders them
>73 de ke9tv/2, Kevin KENNY   GE Corporate Research & Development
>kennykb at           P. O. Box 8, Bldg. K-1, Rm. 5B36A
>                             Schenectady, New York 12301-0008 USA

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