[tz] Theory - proposal to delete the reference to population
abbotti at mev.co.uk
Sat May 19 07:07:13 UTC 2012
On 19/05/12 01:16, Tobias Conradi wrote:
> On Sat, May 19, 2012 at 1:24 AM, Kevin Kenny<kkenny2 at nycap.rr.com> wrote:
>> On 05/18/2012 06:34 PM, Tobias Conradi wrote:
>>> "If two ships enter territorial waters of HM would the
>>> Olson-Eggert-IANA time zone database give them advice for how to set
>>> their clocks?"
>> Set them exactly as if the islands were not there.
> But it is reported that they do exist.
>> Which is the correct answer: the rule that the Australian government imposes
>> gives an identical result.
> It doesn't. It only may agree in offset from UTC and also that only as
> long as the Australian offset rule for HM doesn't change.
So nothing needs to be done until then.
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