[tz] Bangladesh's TZ Abbreviation
random832 at fastmail.us
Sat Jan 19 20:50:02 UTC 2013
On 1/18/2013 3:50 PM, Christos Zoulas wrote:
> Windows appears to be able to handle non ascii timezone names(*), does
> anyone know if their database has any localized timezone names?
I remember I helped someone on IRC once with timezone abbreviations (in
mingw) not coming out right because the name was localized into Spanish.
So it appears so... though, I'm not sure how reliable those are, when
they're scarcely ever displayed to the user, and often are nonsense even
in English ["US Eastern Standard Time" refers to their equivalent of
Anyway, they don't do abbreviations. Even the MSVCRT _tzname variable
uses the full name when the timezone comes from the system settings
(though it will use an abbreviation when one is present in the
posix-style TZ environment variable, of course)
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