[tz] Proposal to use Asia/Tel_Aviv for Israel - Jerusalem is not internationally recognized as part of Israel
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Sat May 4 16:28:36 UTC 2013
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"Proposal to use Asia/Tel_Aviv for Israel - Jerusalem is not
internationally recognized as part of Israel"
Google spokesman Nathan Tyler said: "We're changing the name
'Palestinian Territories' to 'Palestine' across our products. We
consult a number of sources and authorities when naming countries.
"In this case, we are following the lead of the UN, Icann [the
Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers], ISO
[International Organisation for Standardisation] and other
That is not a territorial issue, but it also shows that usage of
terminology related to Israel/Palestina by UN, ICANN, ISO and "other
international organisation" may play a role for other entities.
What is the reason that the IANA time zone database keeps Jerusalem as
Israel territory as introduced by Arthur David Olson around 1996?
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