[tz] LST

John Hawkinson jhawk at mit.edu
Fri Oct 14 05:45:07 UTC 2011

Robert Elz <kre at munnari.OZ.AU> wrote on Fri, 14 Oct 2011
at 12:27:32 +0700 in <1500.1318570052 at epsilon.noi.kre.to>:

> Yes, those would be possible too, but do remember, that except for in
> the few special cases where you know (roughly) what zone applies (some
> other way) and you know that in that zone the abbreviations mean something
> (how "you" know all that is anyone's guess), these things never make sense.

It is, however, a bit misleading to suggest that the special cases are
rare and not frequent -- since they apply to the US, they are in fact
extremely common for many many users.

How do we feel about "___".

--jhawk at mit.edu
  John Hawkinson

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