[tz] Proposal to use Asia/Tel_Aviv for Israel - Jerusalem is not internationally recognized as part of Israel

Paul Koning paulkoning at comcast.net
Wed May 8 00:42:09 UTC 2013

On May 7, 2013, at 5:00 PM, <random832 at fastmail.us>

> On Tue, May 7, 2013, at 16:37, Aaron Brown wrote:
>> I don't think it's relevant what the rest of the world thinks. If
>> everyone in Jerusalem agrees on one reality, and everyone outside
>> Jerusalem agrees on a different reality, then it would be logical to
>> go with the reality that is agreed upon by those in Jerusalem. It
>> matters what time people in Jerusalem think it is, what time their
>> clocks show,
> Nobody is talking about changing the time definition for Asia/Jerusalem.
> This argument is whether a line with "IL" in the first column and
> "Asia/Jerusalem" in the third column ought to appear in zone.tab.
> Nothing more, nothing less.

Ok then, should Asia/Taipei be listed with country code CN?  Or not at all?  It seems to me the exact same reasoning that is being used here applies to both cases.

In fact, such a proposal is not being made.  This tells me that the motivation for the current proposal is in fact not what its proponents are pretending it is.

	paul, speaking only for himself and for no other person or organization.

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