[tz] Hawaii-Aleutian Standard Time
eggert at cs.ucla.edu
Fri Apr 17 20:38:39 UTC 2015
On 04/17/2015 01:05 PM, Matt Johnson wrote:
> HAST/HADT are in the CLDR also:
I expect CLDR got those abbreviations from us, so they're not really an
It seemed to me that independent sources seem to prefer HST/HDT whereas
sources derived from the tz database of course prefer HAST/HADT as that
is what we are using. This isn't a good situation: the tz database
should reflect common usage, not set it.
Although the GPO style manual was the tipping point for me, plenty of
other sources outside tz's orbit use HST/HDT, or call it "Hawaii time"
even though it's in the Aleutians. It's not just the Wikipedia page for
Adak. See, for example:
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