[tz] Kyiv time zone

Tim Parenti tim at timtimeonline.com
Fri Mar 27 18:05:35 UTC 2015


The tzdb uses the "mainstream English spelling" for place names wherever
possible; "Kiev" is more common in English than "Kyiv".  See

Tim Parenti

On 26 March 2015 at 17:55, Simon <sam.ua at zoho.com> wrote:

> To whom it may concern,
> I  recently started using Ubuntu Linux on my desktop.
> While adding my time-zone to the parameters on the site I saw that you
> have "Kiev time zone".
> I wanted to point out that "Kiev" is an archaic transliteration of the
> city's name.
> Currently, as Ukraine is independent for close to 24 years, the proper
> transliteration would be "Kyiv"
> I kindly ask that you adopt the proper transliterated version.
> Kindest regards.
> Simon Kostenko
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