[tz] [PATCH 0/1] Add Asia/Beijing
wollman at csail.mit.edu
Wed Aug 15 16:22:51 UTC 2012
<<On Wed, 15 Aug 2012 17:52:25 +0200, sdaoden at gmail.com (Steffen "Daode" Nurpmeso) said:
> Except for Mac OS X all operating systems i use simply map Olson's
Then they're doing it wrong.
Does anyone remember when zone.tab was added to the distribution? I
wrote an application to use it more than ten years ago. FreeBSD users
have long been asked to select among:
east China - Beijing, Guangdong, Shanghai, etc.
Heilongjiang (except Mohe), Jilin
central China - Sichuan, Yunnan, Guangxi, Shaanxi, Guizhou, etc.
most of Tibet & Xinjiang
west Tibet & Xinjiang
We don't present the TZids at all. Users are welcome to learn about
them, and they have some utility for command-line use with date(1),
but they truly are an implementation detail.
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