Cyprus Timezone Issue
glafkos at gmail.com
Mon Apr 27 07:39:32 UTC 2009
A note: Please make google search for Cyprus time etc.. They all have Cyprus
listed under European Union
On Mon, Apr 27, 2009 at 10:29 AM, Glafkos Charalambous <glafkos at gmail.com>wrote:
> Cyprus is in European Union and the timezone should be under Europe. If
> that's not the case why Cyprus is not in Asia Union?
> Do we have magic lines in the map that show us to be Asia people ? :)
> Glafkos Charalambous
> On Mon, Apr 27, 2009 at 9:28 AM, Martin Jerabek <
> martin.jerabek at isis-papyrus.com> wrote:
>> On 27.04.2009 03:04, Gwillim Law wrote:
>>> This issue was discussed on the tz mailing list in September 2000, and
>>> in May 2004. The resolution in 2000 was to add Europe/Nicosia as an alias
>>> for Asia/Nicosia. The accompanying comment reads, "for various reasons
>>> users expect to find [Cyprus] under Europe." When the issue was discussed
>>> before, most reference sources placed Cyprus in Asia.
>> Cyprus is a member of the European Union (since 2004), and its official
>> currency is the Euro, so I think it is reasonable for people to expect to
>> find Cyprus under Europe.
>> Martin Jerabek
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