[tz] Idea for internationalized time point unique time zone abbreviations

Pierpaolo Bernardi olopierpa at gmail.com
Fri Jun 8 13:03:58 UTC 2012

On Fri, Jun 8, 2012 at 2:38 PM, Boruch Baum <boruch_baum at gmx.com> wrote:
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> On 06/07/2012 11:38 AM, Pierpaolo Bernardi wrote:
>> I live in a country comprised entirely in one time zone (Italy),
>> so the sensibility to the issue is lower than in a country spanning
>> more zones. The only way I see other time zones mentioned in
>> media/common people speech is the equivalent of "time of a well
>> known big city" like, "london time", "new york time", "tokyo
>> time".
> How would you prefer to see (and be able to program) that information
> in a computer interface?

The proposal that started this thread, or a refinement, looks sensible to me.
If widely adopted it would simplify a bit this big mess of the local times.

A big IF this is.  8^)


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