FW: Time Zone Area Polygons
Brak at neo.rr.com
Thu Jun 29 20:39:42 UTC 2006
Paul Eggert wrote:
>"Olson, Arthur David \(NIH/NCI\) [E]" <olsona at dc37a.nci.nih.gov> writes:
>>I have read at several websites about there being time zone area polygon
>>lists. For example a file called New_Yok.geo.
>That'd be news to me. Good news. Can you give URLs for this?
>I just now Googled for New_York.geo, but all I found was Doug Royer's
>expired draft proposal for a registry for such data
>far as I know, this has not been implemented. I have seen technical
>recommendations for a time zone service that might contain the data
>you're talking about
>once it gets implemented.
The item google gave you is the site that I heard about it.
>>So can you please direct me to where I can download the timezone area
>Some timezone area data is mentioned under "Time zone boundaries" in
><http://www.twinsun.com/tz/tz-link.htm>. You can look there, but I
>suspect it won't be exactly what you want.
The only one that looks to have potential was the link to
On that site they have a link to a TZ boundary database
But that link keeps timing out. i did a search for the file itself under
google, and the two "mirrors" for it are down as well.
Do you happen to know how to get this file?
Thanks in advance.
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