[tz] tz abbreviations / zdump for programmers

Brian Inglis Brian.Inglis at SystematicSw.ab.ca
Tue Jun 5 02:59:49 UTC 2012

On 2012-06-04 17:43, Paul Eggert wrote:
> On 06/04/2012 11:39 AM, Boruch Baum wrote:

>> Do the French in Quebec have the same
I am sure Paul read this as "different"^
>>     TZ name and abbreviation as the Anglos there?

French in New Brunswick (officially bilingual like Canada) and the rest 
of Canada would also use the same abbreviations and names.

> Yes, absolutely.  This is a common situation
> in many parts of the world.

Canadian English and French Time Zone Abbreviations and Names

PST/PDT Pacific S/D Time  HNP/HAP Heure Normale/Avancée du Pacifique
MST/MDT Mountain     "    HNR/HAR "			des Rocheuses
CST/CDT Central      "    HNC/HAC "			du Centre
EST/EDT Eastern      "    HNE/HAE "			de l'Est
AST/ADT Atlantic     "    HNA/HAA "			de l'Atlantique
NST/NDT Newfoundland "    HNT/HAT "			de Terre-Neuve

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