[tz] Belarus is listed in MSK timezone
john.haxby at oracle.com
Sun Apr 12 21:15:58 UTC 2015
> On 9 Apr 2015, at 20:59, Peter Ilieve <peter at aldie.co.uk> wrote:
> Remember that we are descriptive rather than prescriptive. I can’t
> speak for the Irish, but you would have a hard job trying to get
> GMT and BST (another ambiguous abbreviation signifying UTC+1)
> changed to GBT and GBST or GBDT.
The British are emotionally attached to GMT :)
We’ve been using GMT and BST for as long as I can remember, I’m pretty sure the abbreviations were in wide usage before computers were used as clocks. (I know that as a child we talked about "Winter Time" and "Summer Time” but I don’t recall ever seeing that written, but we’re talking about a long time ago.)
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