Time zone: the next generation

Deborah Goldsmith goldsmit at apple.com
Sun Mar 6 17:22:30 UTC 2005

On Mar 6, 2005, at 1:45 AM, Paul Eggert wrote:
> (6)  Do we add support to represent time zone abbreviations in other
>      locales, e.g., HNE for Eastern Standard Time for French writers?

That data is already in CLDR [1]. I don't think there is a need to add 
it to tz, and doing so would require adding a lot of infrastructure to 
handle localization.

Deborah Goldsmith
Internationalization, Unicode Liaison
Apple Computer, Inc.
goldsmit at apple.com

[1] http://www.unicode.org/cldr/

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