[tz] Position of Arthur David Olson and Paul Eggert regarding the status of Jerusalem

Tobias Conradi mail.2012 at tobiasconradi.com
Sat May 4 19:27:57 UTC 2013

"Arthur David Olson authored 17 years ago"

"+IL  +3146+03514  Asia/Jerusalem  most locations"

Was Arthur David Olson the one who first declared Jerusalem to be
Israel territory?

Maybe the one who put that in, could state the reasons for doing so
and provide a patch if he thinks this should be changed now.

The current IANA time zone database maintainer is Paul Eggert.

There is no reply to the proposal to change the zone identifying
location for the Israel zone from Jerusalem to Tel Aviv.
"Proposal to use Asia/Tel_Aviv for Israel - Jerusalem is not
internationally recognized as part of Israel"

Does Paul Eggert endorse the decision to have Jerusalem (in fact even
parts or all of East Jerusalem) declared Israel territory in the IANA
time zone database?

If so, what is the reason? Support of occupation, annexation and
population exchange?

Tobias Conradi
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