[tz] Time zone for Kosovo?

Garrett Wollman wollman at csail.mit.edu
Mon May 20 20:59:04 UTC 2013

<<On Mon, 20 May 2013 14:26:10 -0400, random832 at fastmail.us said:

> However, the last time the use of an "X" code was proposed on this list
> (XJ for the disputed portion of Jerusalem, or rather to simply be able
> to include Jerusalem in zone.tab without making any judgement on what
> territory it is in), it was suggested that we should avoid using
> user-defined codes because some program could hypothetically consume the
> zone.tab file while ignoring the included iso3166.tab file in favor of
> its own list of country codes. I don't believe this objection was
> substantiated, though.

FreeBSD does this (and always has); you can look at it if you want.
In general we consider the ISO 3166 Maintenance Agency to be the
only source of contents for that file.


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