[tz] zic tweak to warn about non-ASCII in filenames
eggert at cs.ucla.edu
Thu Jun 26 19:12:30 UTC 2014
Jonathan Leffler wrote:
> I don't see the digits in there; are they handled separately?
No, because the Theory file does not consider digits to be benign.
Because the behavior of a TZ setting like "PST8" is specified by POSIX,
it's problematic to use 'zic' to define a zone name like that.
> What is the benefit of the parentheses around the string?
I thought it'd help GNU Emacs indent it. But it can be reworded to
avoid that; I plan to do that as part of my next proposed patch.
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