[tz] LST

Derick Rethans tz at derickrethans.nl
Fri Oct 14 08:11:05 UTC 2011

On Fri, 14 Oct 2011, Robert Elz wrote:

> Opting for caution when changing things is what this project has always
> done, and I see no reason to alter that policy, so I would not break
> anyone's code by altering the policy that the zone abbreviation
> (tzname[] or tm_zone) is a short alphabetic string (even an upper case
> short alphabetic string.)

Just to confirm your "suspicion". It would indeed break PHP's date 
parsing routines as things like "EDT"/"EST" and "-04:00" provides 
different types internally.


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