[tz] Dropping iso3166.tab

Garrett Wollman wollman at csail.mit.edu
Thu May 23 21:12:14 UTC 2013

<<On Thu, 23 May 2013 13:43:25 -0700 (PDT), Derick Rethans <tz at derickrethans.nl> said:

> When I started implementing support for limiting the list of returned 
> identifiers in PHP, mostly for UI reasons, I found that I could restrict 
> on region. A region f.e. being "America/" or "Europe/" or "Pacific/". 
> Because that list is still way too big for people to choose from, I 
> further restricted that on country code because the tz project 
> conveniently provided that.

FreeBSD's tzsetup(8) utility does the same thing for pretty much the
same reason.


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