[tz] Number of active tz regions?

Ted Cabeen ted at cabeen.org
Wed Jul 17 19:57:53 UTC 2013

On 7/17/2013 11:05 AM, Eric Muller wrote:
> On 7/17/2013 9:53 AM, David Patte ₯ wrote:
>> Am I correct to say, that for every lat/lng there (theoretically) exists
>> a zone in that country and/or region that represents its timezone rules
>> since 1970;
> I don't think it is meaningful to assign a zone to uninhabited regions.
> Antartica is a good example. In the maps I produced, I only gave points
> (for the bases), not polygons, and there are no polygons in Antarctica.

I would agree.  Since the TZ project attempts to record the actual clock
adjustments performed by residents of each zone area, uninhabited areas
don't aren't generally represented, as there's nothing to represent.


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