[tz] Missing entry for Heard Island and MacDonald Islands
Paw Boel Nielsen
paw at boel-it.dk
Fri May 11 19:56:19 UTC 2012
I agree with Tobias a new zone for Heard Island and MacDonald Islands would be beneficial.
>> Maybe because Etc/GMT-5 is adequate?
> Systems that are set to use "Etc/GMT-5" will not observe a change even if HM changes.
From: tz-bounces at iana.org [mailto:tz-bounces at iana.org] On Behalf Of Tobias Conradi
Sent: 11 May 2012 21:44
To: tz at iana.org
Subject: Re: [tz] Missing entry for Heard Island and MacDonald Islands
On Fri, May 11, 2012 at 7:21 PM, Ian Abbott <abbotti at mev.co.uk> wrote:
>> If so, why is HM not covered?
> Maybe because Etc/GMT-5 is adequate?
Systems that are set to use "Etc/GMT-5" will not observe a change even if HM changes.
I don't know whether HM observed UTC+5 during all the time since 1970.
That is an information the tzdb provides for many other ISO 3166-1 regions, but for HM it fails to do so.
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