[tz] [PATCH 2/3] Replace some zones with links when that doesn't lose non-LMT info.

Steve Allen sla at ucolick.org
Wed Sep 4 18:21:01 UTC 2013

On Wed 2013-09-04T11:01:24 -0700, Paul Eggert hath writ:
>  But ordinary
> users won't care that time stamps in Aruba on February 12,
> 1912 from 04:35:47 to 04:40:24 UTC will have a UTC offset
> that differs by a few minutes.  They just won't.

I request caution in making it clear to ordinary users that the name
UTC cannot be proleptically extended to dates prior to 1960.
No such concept existed in contemporary records.

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