[tz] Carving shapes
Eric M. Michielli
Eric.Michielli at accuweather.com
Thu Oct 16 17:26:09 UTC 2014
I've come across this website that lists the administrative areas that fall in each of the time zones (in Russian).
From: tz-bounces at iana.org [mailto:tz-bounces at iana.org] On Behalf Of Lester Caine
Sent: Thursday, October 16, 2014 12:41 PM
To: tz at iana.org
Subject: Re: [tz] Carving shapes
On 16/10/14 17:24, Tim Parenti wrote:
> The commentary in the relevant portions of the 'europe' file attempts
> to detail the scope of each zone, in terms of the political
> subdivisions of Russia.
> Back in August, Blake Crosby and I had a brief discussion about how to
> find good geometries for these subdivisions, but we hadn't found much.
> Eric Muller has created shapefiles in the past for some versions of tz
> data. On his http://efele.net/maps/tz/russia/ page, he shares an
> "ingredients" file at
> http://efele.net/maps/tz/russia/tz_russia_ingredients.zip which may be
> of some use.
But it still needs help from people to update when changes do happen.
The political boundaries do already exist, so normally it's just a matter of modifying relations to update things.
Lester Caine - G8HFL
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