Jan Mayen in wrong zone

Jonas Melian jonas at mailup.net
Sun Dec 9 10:58:52 UTC 2007

El Tuesday 04 December 2007 08:36:30 escribió:
> > From: Jonas Melian [mailto:jonas at mailup.net]
> > Sent: Friday, November 09, 2007 6:08
> >
> > Jan Mayen has been placed ('zone.tab' file) in the Atlantic zone
> > but it's too in the Arctic [1] as Svalbard.
> Good catch.  Come to think of it, this suggests that we should remove
> Atlantic/Jan_Mayen, since there's no particular reason to have
> duplicate entries Arctic/Longyearbyen and Arctic/Jan_Mayen: those
> entries would have the same time zone history, country code, and
> continent.  (By "remove" I really mean "move to the 'backward' file",
> of course; we want to continue to support those dozen or so people who
> are stuck on Jan Mayen right now!)

I'm supposed that by that reason the maintenance Agency for ISO 3166 country 
codes [1] have combined the name of both islands as: SVALBARD AND JAN MAYEN

That could be made too here and to have 'Arctic/Svalbard_and_Jan_Mayen'.


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