[tz] Recent conversions of zones to aliases
Mark Davis ☕️
mark at macchiato.com
Fri Oct 17 15:34:00 UTC 2014
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On Fri, Oct 17, 2014 at 3:11 PM, <random832 at fastmail.us> wrote:
> On Fri, Oct 17, 2014, at 05:41, Mark Davis ☕️ wrote:
> > Some alias relations are vastly different than others. The distinction
> > between Asia/Calcutta and Asia/Kolkata does not matter for the purposes
> > of
> > localized names; they really identify the same place. So we need to map
> > them together for the purpose of getting localized names.
> What is a "localized name"?
A name that is localized to a given language. I gave the example of the
The timezone identifiers aren't meant to be
Yes, that's what I said, if you read it.
> you should be localizing the descriptions in
No, for the reasons I gave. Again, it doesn't look like you read
completely through what I wrote.
> And even disregarding this... no, you don't, you can just localize them
> both to the same thing.
Too many missing referents in your sentence to make sense of it.
> There aren't _that_ many timezones. Or maintain
> your own unification table independent of aliases.
Again, that's what we do do.
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