[tz] On merging timezones - a radical proposal.

Isaac Hogue isaachogue at gmail.com
Thu May 23 02:53:36 UTC 2013

I second (or third, or whatever the number may be) this 

On May 22, 2013, at 20:35, John Hawkinson <jhawk at mit.edu> wrote:

> We may like to pretend the tz database doesn't contain political
> information, but it simply is not so.
> We may like to think users don't use TZ idenfiers, but it simply isn't
> so.
> Forcing users who are happy with their current identifiers to use
> other ones (or making the ones they are currently using non-canonical)
> will simply annoying people and create a lot of stress.
> I think we are best served with the status quo.

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