[tz] Proposal for new zone: America/WestWendover
abbotti at mev.co.uk
Tue May 22 14:56:43 UTC 2012
On 2012-05-22 13:32, Tobias Conradi wrote:
> On Tue, May 22, 2012 at 2:18 PM, Steffen Daode Nurpmeso
> <sdaoden at googlemail.com> wrote:
>> Tobias Conradi<tobias.conradi at gmail.com> wrote:
>> |DumontDUrville = 14 characters, which is the maximum allowed.
>> East-Saskatchewan. And there are more, but i simply did
>> $ tail -c 4096 [.]/cvsroot/cpp-sys/shared/timezone.dat,v | less
>> Or are you actually going for portable filename limits here.
>> It's a bit late for that, is it.
> East-Saskatchewan is in
> which is not a valid name for a zone according to the current Theory file.
Changing the backward entries to conform to the naming rule would do
more harm than good!
It's been a long time since I used an early Unix system with 14
character filename limits, but IIRC you could open a file using a longer
name - it just truncated the name passed in.
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