Timezones now in use

Derick Rethans dr at ez.no
Tue Mar 27 07:19:37 UTC 2007

On Tue, 27 Mar 2007, Stuart Bishop wrote:

> In the pytz Python library, I provide a list of common time zones. This list
> can be used to generate lists of available time zones for a user to select from.
> I'm currently generating this list simply by taking all timezones and removing:
> 	- Those listed in the backwards file
> 	- Those that have a single path component except GMT and UTC
> 	- Those that start with Etc/
> 	- Those that start with SystemV/
> This still leaves some false positives though, such as US/Pacific-New.

I would suggest also to remove the US/ and Canada/ ones... afaik they 
should not really be used anymore.


Derick Rethans
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