[tz] Dropping iso3166.tab

random832 at fastmail.us random832 at fastmail.us
Wed May 22 17:37:50 UTC 2013

On Wed, May 22, 2013, at 12:37, Steve Allen wrote:
> I do not see kre's proposal as a great effort.
> Technically it is no effort.
> Yes, bureaucratically it is effort, but as kre points out,
> international standards cannot solve the technical problems,
> and technical problems have always been the focus of tz.

User experience is (sort of) a technical problem. Requiring the user to
select from a list of 418 time zones without providing any way to narrow
it down (or from a list of 148 after only a mediocre way of narrowing it
down) is a poor user experience.

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