proposed tz changes - Curacao
Oscar van Vlijmen
ovv at hetnet.nl
Fri Mar 31 12:56:59 UTC 2006
By the way, Curacao, a country entry in the TZ database, is not a country.
This entry should be deleted (ouch!) and should be replaced by a new entry
>From the CIA World Factbook entry "Netherlands Antilles":
"Area: total: 960 sq km
note: includes Bonaire, Curacao, Saba, Sint Eustatius, and Sint Maarten
(Dutch part of the island of Saint Martin)"
The second c in Curacao has a cedilla (Curaçao), but this is not valid in
> * "Sint" -> "St" for St Maarten and St Eustatius.
> RCS file: RCS/southamerica,v
> retrieving revision 2006.2.0.1
> retrieving revision 2006.2.0.2
> diff -pu -r2006.2.0.1 -r2006.2.0.2
> --- southamerica 2006/03/22 23:14:41 2006.2.0.1
> +++ southamerica 2006/03/31 08:40:02 2006.2.0.2
> @@ -778,9 +778,9 @@ Zone America/Bogota -4:56:20 - LMT 1884
> # Saba Island has been like Curacao.
> # This all predates our 1970 cutoff, though.
> -# By July 2007 Curacao and Sint Maarten are planned to become
> +# By July 2007 Curacao and St Maarten are planned to become
> # associated states within the Netherlands, much like Aruba;
> -# Bonaire, Saba and Sint Eustatius would become directly part of the
> +# Bonaire, Saba and St Eustatius would become directly part of the
> # Netherlands as Kingdom Islands. This won't affect their time zones
> # though, as far as we know.
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